A composite armour Edo Period, 18th/19th century

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Lot 46*
A composite armour
Edo Period, 18th/19th century

Sold for £ 5,400 (US$ 6,725) inc. premium
Armour

Various Properties
A composite armour
Edo Period, 18th/19th century
The twenty-four-plate suji bachi kabuto black lacquered, fitted with an ita mono hineno jikoro, the fukigaeshi pierced with a cherry blossom, to the front a gilded metal fore crest of a crescent moon. A black lacquered iron menpo.
The ni mai tachi do of iron kiritsuke kozane with matching leather kusazuri, the one on the left front lacquered gold, iron mogami chu sode, russet iron shino gote, russet iron kawara haidate and black lacquered shino suneate. Laced overall in dark blue lacing in both kebiki and sugake styles. Together with an armour box and wood stand.

Footnotes

  • 二十四間筋形兜 紺糸通二枚胴具足 江戸時代(18-19世紀)
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