Appraisal Quiz #618

Previous answer is
  Ichi Hizen Kuni Dewa Kami Yukihiro. (first generation) 

Special feature: Ichi Hizen Dewa Kami Yukihiro was younger brother of first generation Tokihiro and called Kurobe at Keian 3rd.
he studied Holland iron at Nagasaki. He was got the Name Dewa Daijo when he was 32, 1648.
Got Dewa Kami when he was 47, 1663. And he was dead when he was 66.

Appraisal Quiz #618 (November 28th 2020)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 72.7 cm or 28.62 inches.
Sori : 2.3 cm or 0.90 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.45 cm or 0.96 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword: 805 grams.
Era : Nanbokucho period.
Shape : Wide and thick blade with deep Sori. There are Bo-Hi on both side of the blade.
The Kissaki is O-Kissaki. The blade is heavy and healthy.
Jigane : Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are Chikei and Utsuri. The Jigane is clear.
Hamon : Ko Nie Deki and Nioi Deki, Choji Midare.
Gunome Midare base, Choji-Ba, square shape Ha, and pointed shape Ha with Ashi and Yo.
There are faint Sunagashi in the Ha.
The Nioikuchi is bright.
Boshi is Notare and Midare style and round shape.


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