Appraisal Quiz #756

Previous answer is
 Kin Zo In (Gold Inlay), Enpo 6 Tsuchinoe-Uma Nen 8 Gatsu 22 Nichi (August 22, 1678)
3 Do Saidan Kore, Seki Hanuemon Jo,
Hizen Koku Kawachi Kami Fujiwara Masahiro

Special feature : A remarkable work with a deep nie-based straight temper line and soft Ashi, with a wide body width of 3.1 cm and a long blade, showing no flaws or imperfections.

Appraisal Quiz #756 (August 19th, 2023)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade length : 70.0 cm or 27.55 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.8 cm or 1.10 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.01 cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane : 0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Shape : The proportions of the body, width, and curvature are all healthy. The curvature is slightly deep, and the tip extends, creating a dynamic blade.
Jitetsu :The fine grain is well packed and clearly visible.
Hamon (Temper Line): The hamon is a mix of small gunome (wave-like pattern) and activities of ashi, giving a straight blade appearance. The bōshi is deep and round, with a sharp return.


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