A GOLD-LACQUER ARMOR 18th-19th century
Lot 3039
A GOLD-LACQUER ARMOR Edo period (18th-19th century)
Sold for US$ 11,590 inc. premium
Auction Details
The Samurai Sale New York
22 Oct 2009 13:00 EDT

Auction 17926
Lot Details
Edo period (18th-19th century)
The scales lacquered gold and the suit laced in green and comprising a suji kabuto lacquered black and mounted with a four-stage chrysanthemum tehen kanamono and a five-lame neck guard, the top lame terminating in turnbacks finished with applied stenciled doe skin, fukurin and paulownia family crests, the front of the bowl adorned with kuwagata dai carved with chrysanthemum scroll and fitted with kuwagata and a gold-lacquered wood dragon maedate; face mask lacquered russet brown with red lips and applied with a boar's bristle mustache and chin tuft, fitted with a four-lame throat guard; the cuirass honkozane do maru with six sets of five-lame tassets and applied with two cord rings; chusode; black-lacquer shino gote adorned with gourd-shaped plates on the upper arms; black-lacquer Etchu haidate and shino suneate; one armor box
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