Previous answer is
Mumei attributed as Rai Kuniyasu
Special feature:Osuriage-Mumei by Nagamaki, very firm. Rai Kuniyasu
located himself mainly in Yamashiro, and we can see the
characteristics of Rai school. Rai Kuniyasu moved to Echizen and
founded Chiyozuru school.
Appraisal Quiz #668 (November 27th, 2021)
Who made this sword do you think ?
Blade length : 47.5 cm or 18.70inches.
Sori : 1.0cm or 0.39inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.76 cm or 1.48inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 3.5 cm or 1.37inches.
Kasane : 0.5 cm or 0.19inches.
The weight of the sword:595grams.
Shape : The body has deep Sori of 3.75cm, to be O-Kissaki,
the shape is dynamic. The front side has an engraving of “Hachiman Dai Bosatsu”.
The back side has elaborate Kenmaki-Ryu and Dokko. Engraved by Yoshitane.
Jigane :Koitame-hada well grained, Jinie attached to be a beautiful Jigane. Swirling Chikei comes in.
Hamon :Niedeki Gunome-Midare, Ashi comes in, Sunagashi and Kimsuji work in Hachu.
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