A warabi yoroi armour Late Edo Period, 19th century
Lot 238* W
A warabi yoroi armour
Late Edo Period, 19th century
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,182) inc. premium
Lot Details
ARMOUR Various Properties
A warabi yoroi armour
Late Edo Period, 19th century
A good quality child armour, the twelve-plate russet iron hoshibachi with a three lame shikoro gold-lacquered fukigaeshi with a black lacquer mon and a maedate of kuwagata on the front, a russet-iron menpo with a hair moustache, kosode russet-lacquered, the lower plate gilt, kote of russet-lacquered iron with an inset mon, a russet-lacquered yokohagido with the mon in gilt on the front, ikada haidate russet-lacquered with the mon in the centre of each shino suneate, laced overall in green sugakeodoshi; together with a paper tasselled saihai, contained in an armour box with a lacquered-wood stand.
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