A Japanese suit of armour second quarter 20th century
Lot 397
A Japanese suit of armour second quarter 20th century
AU$ 5,000 - 8,000
US$ 4,500 - 7,200

Lot Details
A Japanese suit of armour
second quarter 20th century
The ten plate o-boshi kabuto mounted with a four stage chrysanthemum tehen, shakudo, shinodure and fukurin, gilt copper kuwagata and Buddist-ken maedate applied with stylised vajra gilt kuwagata and an arrow head maedata. The red lacquered menpo with bristle moustache with four lame yodarkake, the ni-mai yokohagi okegawa do with standing rivets, the central dragon plate possibly applied later and two cord rings and six sections of five-lame kusazuri. Chu-sode. Shino gote with seven plates to the upper arms. Complete with Shino suneate and one armour box. 182cm high
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