Appraisal Quiz #636

Previous answer is
  Oite Nanki Shigekikuni Zo Kore

Special feature: Shigekuni is from Yamato, Tegai school and worked for Tokugawa Ieyasu
and also his 10th son, Tokugawa Yoshinobu at Kishu Wakayama province.
His sword has 2 styles, one is Soshuden style with deep Nioikuchi,
and one is Suguha Yamato Tegai style. He also made many swords which mixed Soshuden style and Tegai style.
Koshirae : Arranged by Shakudo plate with Kirimon(family crest)

Appraisal Quiz #636 (April 17th, 2020)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 70.5 cm or 27.76 inches.
Sori :1.7cm or 0.669 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.13 cm or 1.232 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.44 cm or 0.96 inches.
Kasane : 0.67 cm or 0.264inches.
The weight of the sword 680grams.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki.
Bo-hi is engraved on both sides of the blade.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautul nice texture.
Hamon :Nie deki deep nioikuchi suguha based and notare mixed Ashi and Yo work with
deep nioikuchi in Hamon, sunagashi Kinsuji work.
Notre and small round shape with hakikake and kinsuji.


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