A black lacquer armor Edo period, 18th century

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Lot 6110
A black lacquer armor
Edo period, 18th century

Sold for US$ 14,640 inc. premium

Fine Japanese Works of Art

14 Sep 2010, 13:00 EDT

New York

A black lacquer armor
Edo period, 18th century
Laced in blue with orange highlights and fitted with gilt-copper hardware carved with chrysanthemum scroll, with a twenty-four plate russet-iron hoshi kabuto finished with a four-stage tehen kanamono and fitted with a five-lame shikoro ending in fukigaeshi decorated with stenciled doe skin and applied with gilt-copper diamond family crests, the helmet mounted with a large gold-lacquer crescent-moon maedate; iron menpo polished to a smooth finish and mounted with a two-lame bib-style yodarekake; go-mai okegawa yokohagi do with the top section laced in kebiki lacing and fitted with seven sections of five-lame kusazuri, the gyoyo decorated to match the fukigaeshi; chusode; shino gote; kawara haidate; shino suneate; one storage box; no armor stand
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