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Appraisal Quiz #797

Previous answer is
 Bishu □□ (illegible) (Bishu Osafune Masamitsu)

Features: Osafune Masamitsu was a student of Kanemitsu and worked until around the Oei period. He made many swords with saki-zori tanto and long tanto, and also produced blades with gunome choji and suguha hamon, as well as Kanemitsu-style carvings.

Appraisal Quiz #797 (June 1st, 2024)
Who made this sword do you think ?


Blade Length: 75.1 cm (29.57 in)
Curvature: 1.4 cm (0.55 in)
Mekugi Hole: 2
Width at Base: 3.43 cm (1.35 in)
Width at Tip: 2.25 cm (0.89 in)
Thickness: 0.76 cm (0.30 in)
Sword Weight: 880 grams (1.94 lbs)
Shape: The blade is wide, thick, and slightly curved, with a long kissaki
Jigane: The fine ko-itame hada is well-forged, resulting in an excellent jigane.
Hamon: The hamon consists of a deep nioiguchi in gunome pattern, with weak sunagashi and kinsuji, and the boshi turns back in a rounded shape. There are occasional yaki in the shinogi-ji.


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