Gold-lacquer blue-laced armor
Lot 3031
A GOLD-LACQUER SUIT OF ARMOR Edo period (18th century)
Sold for US$ 23,180 inc. premium
Auction Details
The Samurai Sale New York
22 Oct 2009 13:00 EDT

Auction 17926
Gold-lacquer blue-laced armor
Lot Details
A GOLD-LACQUER SUIT OF ARMOR
Edo period (18th century)
The suit constructed of honkozane and laced in blue and red keibiki odoshi and comprising an iron sixty-two plate koboshi kabuto, mounted with a five-stage gilt copper tehen kanamono, the mabisashi lacquered gold and mounted with a lacquered wood rabbit maedate, the bowl fitted with a five-lame Hineno-style shikoro, the fukigaeshi applied with stenciled doe skin and gilt copper circular heraldic plum blossom crests; russet-lacquer face mask applied with boar-bristle mustache and chin tuft and fitted with a four-lame yodarekake; the cuirass, a hatomune do with seven sets of five-lame kusazari and rectangular gyoyo, with pierce carved gilt-metal hardware; chusode; oda gote with hinged compartments on the gourd plates; haidate of honkozane; no suneate; one wood storage box
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