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Appraisal Quiz #795


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 (Kiku Mon) Takai Echizen no Kami Minamoto Rai Nobuyoshi
(菊紋)高井越前守源来信吉

Features: It is said that Nariie was a child of Morimitsu and often made tantos in the small reversed Bizen style, but he also created such magnificent katana. This piece is excellently polished and solidly built, making it highly recommended.

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Appraisal Quiz #795 (May 18th, 2024)
Who made this sword do you think ?

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Habaki: Gold double-layered.
Blade length: 69.6 cm (27.40 in).
Curvature: 1.2 cm (0.47 in).
Mekugi hole: 4.
Width at base (Motohaba): 3.06 cm.
Width at tip (Sakihaba): 2.15 cm.
Thickness (Kasane): 0.59 cm.
Sword weight: 685 grams.
Shape:Wide blade, thick kasane, and bo-hi carved on both sides, extending to the tip, creating a well-balanced shape.
Jigane: Well-forged ko-mokume hada with a faint utsuri, representing the finest jigane.
Hamon: Deep nioiguchi suguha with soft ko-ashi. The boshi is slightly irregular and returns in a ko-maru shape.

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