A green-laced suit of armor with a russet-iron cuirass Helmet by Masamoto, Edo period (18th century)
Lot 3038
A GREEN-LACED SUIT OF ARMOR WITH A RUSSET-IRON CUIRASS Helmet by Masamoto, Edo period, 18th century
Sold for US$ 27,450 inc. premium
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The Samurai Sale New York
22 Oct 2009 13:00 EDT

Auction 17926
A green-laced suit of armor with a russet-iron cuirass Helmet by Masamoto, Edo period (18th century) A green-laced suit of armor with a russet-iron cuirass Helmet by Masamoto, Edo period (18th century) A green-laced suit of armor with a russet-iron cuirass Helmet by Masamoto, Edo period (18th century)
Lot Details
A GREEN-LACED SUIT OF ARMOR WITH A RUSSET-IRON CUIRASS
Helmet by Masamoto, Edo period, 18th century
Comprising a sixty-two plate iron suji kabuto, signed Kurume ju Masamoto, lacquered black, the bowl surmounted with a four-stage chrysanthemum tehen kanamono and fitted with a five-stage Hineno-style ita mono jikoro; the menpo russt-iron with a five-lame yodarekake, shino gote sleeves with applied shigami decorations and demon masks with gilt eyes and family crests with gilt ground, the front of the helmet mounted with a large demon forecrest rendered in wood and lacquer with applied yak fur, the eyes of Edo glass; the cuirass a russet-iron yokohagi nimai do with the top section laced in kebiki style, the munaita and wakiita applied with stenciled doe skin, the do applied with seven sections of five-lame solid-plate kusazari lacquered black, the bottom lame laced in pale and dark orange; chusode; shin gote sleeves with applied shigami decorations; kawara haidate; tsutsu suneate; war fan; two armor boxes decorated with family crests
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