Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    A Handsome Soft Metal Dragon Mounted Daisho, the Dai by Nobukuni Yoshimasa, the Sho also by Nobokuni Yoshimasa.

    The katana blade with 69 cm cutting edge, fine choji medare hamon. Nashichi-hada. O-Surige nakago with 2 mekugiana preserving full signature. Condition of blade in full polish with no flaws. Nakago with good color, perfect signature. Contained in honoki wood shirasaya with extensive sayagaki. The heavy wakizashi blade with 50.6 cm cutting edge and midare hamon. Mokume hada. Ubu nakago with 2 makugiana and full heishiro nobukuni Yoshimasa signature. Blade is in full polish with some extremely minor lose hada. Silver habaki in old honoki wood shiarsaya with extensive sayagaki. Full Daisho mounts with shakudo nanako fuchi kasura with gilt dragons. Red lacquer same, gilt dragon menuke of modern manufacture. Black string wrap. Katana tsuba shakudo nanako, wakizashi with gilt prunus blossom rim. Scabbards of black ishime lacquer of recent manufacture. Handsome Daisho with Important Yoshimasa blades. With NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper for Daito and the Sho.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 571

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 September 14 - 15 Americana & Political.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 December 14 Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 December 14 Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,016,674