A tachi do tosei gusoku armour Edo Period, 18th/19th century
Lot 22*
A tachi do tosei gusoku armour
Edo Period, 18th/19th century
Sold for £9,000 (US$ 15,127) inc. premium
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A tachi do tosei gusoku armour Edo Period, 18th/19th century
Lot Details
A tachi do tosei gusoku armour
Edo Period, 18th/19th century
A sixty-two-plate sujibachi kabuto black-lacquered and fitted with a tosei mabisashi embossed with eyebrows and a deep koshimaki, to the rear a five-lame Hineno jikoro, the lower plate gilt, a maedate in the form of a pair of pincers, the associated menpo black lacquered with hair moustache (modern), Ko sode, gold lacquered shino gote, a ni mai tachi do laced overall, gold-lacquered ikada haidate and gold-lacquered shino suneate, constructed of black-lacquered iron kiritsuke kozane, the kusazuri in leather and laced throughout with dark blue kebiki odoshi, contained in a box with a stand.

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  • 紺糸威二枚胴当世具足 江戸時代(18/19世紀)
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