The appraisal paper states Tensho. This is the only record found:
UJINOBU (氏宣), Keichō (慶長, 1596-1615), Mino – “Ujinobu” (氏宣), “Nōshū Kiyomizu-jū Ganmaku Ujinobu” (濃州清水住岩捲氏宣), according to tradition the younger brother of the 3rd gen. Ujinobu
Images found of blade and appraisal of Owari Ujinobu.
It is more likely that this blade is made from this Ujinobu:
UJINOBU (氏宣), Genroku (元禄, 1688-1704), Owari – “Bishū-jū Ganmaku Ujinobu” (尾州住岩捲氏宣), “Bishū-jū Fujiwara Ujinobu” (尾州住藤原氏宣), student of Bizen no Kami Ujifusa (氏房), i.e. of the 3rd gen. Ujifusa
The images found can be studied here:
Decision to go against the current appraisal will be taken later. The video will then be updated. The years between the smiths make it impossible to say that it could be the same smith that moved from Mino to Owari during his lifetime.
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