A tachi do tosei gusoku armour The armour, late Edo Period, 19th century, the helmet, Momoyama Period, 16th century
Lot 289*W
A tachi do tosei gusoku armour The armour, late Edo Period, 19th century, the helmet, Momoyama Period, 16th century
Sold for £12,500 (US$ 20,063) inc. premium

Lot Details
A tachi do tosei gusoku armour The armour, late Edo Period, 19th century, the helmet, Momoyama Period, 16th century A tachi do tosei gusoku armour The armour, late Edo Period, 19th century, the helmet, Momoyama Period, 16th century A tachi do tosei gusoku armour The armour, late Edo Period, 19th century, the helmet, Momoyama Period, 16th century
A tachi do tosei gusoku armour
The armour, late Edo Period, 19th century, the helmet, Momoyama Period, 16th century
The sixty-two-plate hoshi kabuto black-lacquered and retaining its original gilded copper four-stage tehen kanamono, to the front a simple black-lacquered leather inome maedate and on either side wakidate of bean pods in gilded wood, a three-lame iron itamono Hineno jikoro with simple plain lacquered fukigaeshi, the ressei menpo black lacquered with a hair moustache and chin tuft, kosode of iron kiritsuke kozane and oda gote, the ni mai tachi do of mixed iron and leather hon kozane, the mune ita, waki ita, oshitsuke ita and watagami all lacquered in gold nashiji, the kusazuri of leather kiritsuke kozane the lower plates with a gold fan mon, on the back a gattari, machi uke and ukezutsu for a sashimono, karuta gane haidate and shino suneate, lacquered black overall and laced in mid blue kebiki odoshi; with an armour box and wood stand.
Armour box 53cm x 39.7cm x 35cm (20 7/8in x 15 5/8in x 13¾in).

Footnotes

  • 紺糸毛引威二枚胴当世具足 江戸時代後期(19世紀)
    豆脇立六十二間星兜 桃山時代(16世紀)
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