A blue-laced haramaki armor The helmet by Yoshimichi, Muromachi period (16th century), the armor Edo period (18th century)
Lot 1031W
A blue-laced haramaki armor
The helmet by Yoshimichi, Muromachi period (16th century), the armor Edo period (18th century)
US$ 30,000 - 40,000
£18,000 - 24,000
Auction Details
A blue-laced haramaki armor The helmet by Yoshimichi, Muromachi period (16th century), the armor Edo period (18th century)
Lot Details
A blue-laced haramaki armor
The helmet by Yoshimichi, Muromachi period (16th century), the armor Edo period (18th century)
The helmet a heavy, thirty-two plate suji bachi, with each plate slightly rounded and overlapping with an elaborate tehen kanamono of gilt-copper, shakudo and red copper, the mabizashi applied with a gilt copper fukurin carved with scrolling vines, the bowl signed on the interior Yoshimichi, mounted with a three-lame shikoro laced in blue with colored highlights and the fukugaeshi applied with matching fukurin, stenciled doeskin, silk cord and gilt-copper Fujiwara family crests, a gold and red lacquer dragon maedate, with a two-lame nodawa of honkozane attached with gilded leather, the haramaki do honkozane decorated with gilt-copper hardware all carved with scrolling vines on a nanako ground and finished with chrysanthemum rivets and decorated rings finished with Fujiwara family crests, the upper plates decorated with stenciled doeskin, osode, with a large wood storage box lacquered black and gold with moriage crests of the Fujiwara family and affixed with a paper label inscribed Domaru gusoku Fujiwara kei denrai

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    ex Fujiwara family collection by repute
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