A russet-iron 5-plate uchidashi armor with sanskrit characters
Lot 1007
A russet-iron uchidashi armor Edo period (18th century)
Sold for US$ 18,750 inc. premium
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A russet-iron uchidashi armor
Edo period (18th century)
The armor constructed of russet-iron plates and laced in blue with orange highlights and comprising an eight-plate suji kabuto fitted with a three-stage gilt-copper tehen kanamono, the bowl fitted with a wide five-lame shikoro with fukigaeshi adorned with stenciled doe skin and fukurin and applied with gilt-copper cherry-floret family crests, the mabizashi applied with stenciled doe skin and trimmed with fukurin, mounted with a large gilt-copper crescent moon maedate; the menpo applied with a bushy mustache and chin tuft and with a four-lame yodarekake; the go-mai yuki-no-shita do decorated with sanskrit characters in uchidashi, and fitted with seven sections of five-lame russet-lacquer kusazuri, the plates scalloped at the edges; Bishamon gote; iyo haidate; shino suneate; one armor box; no stand
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