Go Sho Zan kabuto (haruta akoda nari)
Lot 2275
A goshozan suji kabuto Circa 1600
Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium
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A goshozan suji kabuto
Circa 1600
The thirty-two plate iron bowl rising at the rear in typical goshozan style, lacquered russet-brown and mounted with a simple three-stage tehen kanamono and six-lame solid shikoro laced in blue with most of the original lacing intact, the mabizashi applied with a crescent-shaped section of gilt leather and mounted with a circular gilt-metal maedate, the rear of the helmet with a gilt-copper "radiant-sun" ushiro-date, probably a later replacement constructed to fit the original mounting post

Footnotes

  • 後勝山筋兜 17世紀初期

    This style of helmet with its gilt-leather semi-circle on the mabizashi and radiant sun ushirodate is relatively uncommon today but sometimes appeared in helmets from the early-17th century.
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