An orange and purple-laced haramaki armor with an impressive kabuto The helmet by Masanobu, all Edo period (18th century)
Lot 1044W
An orange and purple-laced haramaki armor with an impressive kabuto
The helmet by Masanobu, all Edo period (18th century)
Sold for US$ 341,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
An orange and purple-laced haramaki armor with an impressive kabuto The helmet by Masanobu, all Edo period (18th century) An orange and purple-laced haramaki armor with an impressive kabuto The helmet by Masanobu, all Edo period (18th century)
An orange and purple-laced haramaki armor with an impressive kabuto
The helmet by Masanobu, all Edo period (18th century)
The helmet a fine twenty-four plate suji kabuto lacquered black and finished in katajiro style with four gilt metal plates radiating out from the three-stage shakudo, copper and gilt Buddhist wheel tehen kanamono and carved on the surface with scrolling vines, the helmet further finished with shakudo nanako shinodare and shakudo fukurinand igaki carved with scrolling vines and highlighted in gilt, matching fukurin applied to the mabizashi and the fukigaeshi, both decorated in stenciled doeskin and mounted with family crests, the kuwagatadai shakudo and gilt, pierce-carved with peony scroll, the bowl mounted with a wide, manju-style, four-lame shikoro finished with shakudo hardware, gilt-copper kuwagata and a black and gold lacquer oni maedate, the russet-iron menpo forged with deep wrinkles and applied with a boar bristle mustache and signed on the chin Masa [], fitted with a three-lame yodarekake, a two-lame nodawa attached with stenciled doeskin, the cuirass a haramaki type with a back plate and fitted with eight sections of five-lame kusazuri, kyudan no ita and sendan no ita, large tsubo sode, russet-iron tsubo gote, kawara haidate with six sections of additional lames, tsubo suneate finished in gold and black lacquered leather, the armor finished with shakudo or gilt-copper hardware with family crests or eiraku kanyo coins, a gunsen with a moon over crashing waves in silver and gold, one armor box with a water plantain family crest, no armor stand
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