A black-lacquer armor with a Haruta-School helmet Helmet by Haruta Katsusada, Edo period, 18th century

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Lot 6109
A black-lacquer armor with a Haruta-School helmet
Helmet by Haruta Katsusada, Edo period, 18th century

US$ 10,000 - 15,000
£ 7,700 - 12,000

Fine Japanese Works of Art

14 Sep 2010, 13:00 EDT

New York

A black-lacquer armor with a Haruta-School helmet
Helmet by Haruta Katsusada, Edo period, 18th century
The hon kozane armor laced in blue with orange highlights and comprising a sixty-two plate iron suji kabuto lacquered black and finished with a three-stage tehen kanamono, the five-lame shikoro ending in fukigaeshi decorated with multi-colored lacing, the front of the helmet adorned with a lacquered wood demon maedate, helmet signed on the inside of the bowl Katsusada saku; the menpo forged in two sections with a hinged nose plate, red-lacquer lips and gilt teeth and applied with stiff animal-hair mustache ad chin tuft, the mask fitted with a three-lame yodarekake; hon kozane maru do laced in kebiki style and applied with stenciled doe skin on the muna ita, waki ita and oshitsuke no ita, with seven sections of five-lame kusazuri; chusode; tsutsu gote; kawara haidate; shino suneate; one four-legged storage box; one armor stand
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