Japanese Sword , Katana , Sword Fitting New

Please feel free to contact us for any questions

info@aoijapan.jp

information

Appraisal Quiz #653


Previous answer is
  Hizen Ichimonji Dewa Kami Yukihiro Oranda Tetsu Kitai (1st generation)
肥前一文字出羽守行広阿蘭陀鍛

Special feature:Dewa kami yukihiro was born in Genna 3rd year as the second son of Hashimoto Yukinobu, commonly known as Kurobei,
and his brother is Kawachi Daijyo Masahiro.
He received Dewa Daijyo in Syoho 5th year and then turned to Dewa
kami. He went to Nagasaki on Keian 3rd and learned holland iron
about holland iron makers Hisatsugu and Yakushiji Tanenaga.
We see many works with Holland Tetsu (iron) engraved on the nakago.
He would have been proud to have made it using the most advanced
foreign iron. He passed away in Tenna 2nd year.

==============================================
Appraisal Quiz #653 (August 14th, 2021)
Who made this sword do you think ?

==============================================

Blade length : 70.9 cm or 28.0 inches.
Sori :1.0 cm or 0.394 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.0cm or inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.3cm or inches.
Kasane :0.7 cm or 0.276 inches.
The weight of the sword 795 grams.
Shape : The blade is suriage and Machiokuri
with rather wide and thick with small sori and longer Kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame hada quite well grained with jinie attach beautiful Tosaka jigane.
Hamon :Nie deki with thick nioikuchi gunome midare,
notare hamon and from monouchi area, active gunome midare work.
In Hamon, there are many sunagashi, kinsuji work.
Bo-shi: Deep nioikuchi round shape hakikake and Kaen style.

=======================================