, and a further inscription referring to a cut made with one hand, 19th century, 47.4cm., with ribbed black lacquer scabbard and sahari fittings engraved with clematis (lacking kogai and kozuka); and a small tanto in metal mounting, the blade inscribed Norimitsu (3) " /> A <I>SHIKOMI-ZUE</I> CONTAINING A <I>WAKIZASHI</I> BLADE, <I>honzukuri, iorimune, chugissaki</I> and shallow <I>torii-zori</I> with <I>itame hada</I> and narrow <I>yakinaoshi suguba hamon, ubu nakago</I> with two <I>mekugi-ana</I>, unsigned, early 17th century, 50cm. long, the hilt and scabbard covered in cherry bark and fitted with a double safety catch; a large <I>wakizashi</I>, the blade broad <I>shobuzukuri, iorimune</I> and <I>takashinogi</I> with <I>gomabashi</I> and a <I>bonji</I> on <I>omote</I> and a wide groove and <I>soehi</I> on <I>ura</I>, with a <I>bonji</I> above; with <I>ko-itame hada</I> and <I>midare hamon</I> with profuse <I>ko-nie</I> (<I>umegane</I> on <I>ura</I>), <I>ubu nakago</I> with three <I>mekugi-ana</I>, with <I>kinzogan</I> inscription <I>Kenshinhyoe-no-jo Fujiwara Masaaki, rokuju hachisai "aged 68"</I>, and a further inscription referring to a cut made with one hand, 19th century, 47.4cm., with ribbed black lacquer scabbard and <I>sahari</I> fittings engraved with clematis (lacking <I>kogai</I> and <I>kozuka</I>); and a small <I>tanto</I> in metal mounting, the blade inscribed <I>Norimitsu</I> (3) | Christie's