A GOLD-LACQUER ARMOR 17th century

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Lot 2306
A GOLD-LACQUER ARMOR
17th century

Sold for US$ 26,840 inc. premium

Fine Japanese Works of Art

25 Mar 2010, 13:00 EDT

New York

A GOLD-LACQUER ARMOR
17th century
Laced in alternating rows of purple, orange, yellow and white and comprising a sixty-two plate suji kabuto lacquered black, each of the ridges applied with gilt-copper igaki and the top of the bowl with a four-stage gilt-copper chrysanthemum tehen kanamono, the five-stage Hineno-style shikoro termintaing in small fukigaeshi, the mabisashi trimmed in fukurin and adorned with a gilt-copper hare maedate, the russet-iron menpo forged with deep wrinkles and with a hinged nose, fitted with a four-lame solid-plate yodarekake laced in orange; the cuirass a ni-mai honkozane tachi do decorated on the munaita and wakiita with scrolling vines in gold hiramakie on a black ground, with seven sections of five-lame kusazuri; chusode; odagote with florets on the gauntlets; kawara haidate lacquered in black and gold "checkerboard" design; shino suneate ; one wood box; no armor stand

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Kozu Kobunka Kaikan, Kyoto
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