A mogami do tosei gusoku armour Edo Period, 18th/19th century, the helmet signed by Joshu ju Saotome Ienao, Momoyama Period, 16th century

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A mogami do tosei gusoku armour
Edo Period, 18th/19th century, the helmet signed by Joshu ju Saotome Ienao, Momoyama Period, 16th century

Sold for £ 9,000 (US$ 12,376) inc. premium
A mogami do tosei gusoku armour
Edo Period, 18th/19th century, the helmet signed by Joshu ju Saotome Ienao, Momoyama Period, 16th century
The sixty-two-plate hoshi bachi in russet-iron signed Joshu (Hitachi) ju Saotome Ieno, mounted with a six-stage mixed metal tehen kanamono, on the front a maedate of a horned shishi; a ko manju shikoro of iron; the leather covered fukigaeshi with a shakudo kashi mon possibly of the Yamanouchi family; russet-iron ressei menpo with hair moustache and a three lame yodarekake, mogami chu-sode, tsutsu gote and a typical go mai mogami do with fine shakudo gyoyo, shino haidate and o-tateage suneate; black-lacquered overall and laced in pale green sugake odoshi; together with an armour box and stand.

Footnotes

  • 薄緑色糸素懸威最上胴当世具足 江戸時代(18/19世紀)
    六十二間星鉢兜 常州住早乙女家直作 桃山時代(16世紀)
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A mogami do tosei gusoku armour Edo Period, 18th/19th century, the helmet signed by Joshu ju Saotome Ienao, Momoyama Period, 16th century
A mogami do tosei gusoku armour Edo Period, 18th/19th century, the helmet signed by Joshu ju Saotome Ienao, Momoyama Period, 16th century
A mogami do tosei gusoku armour Edo Period, 18th/19th century, the helmet signed by Joshu ju Saotome Ienao, Momoyama Period, 16th century
A mogami do tosei gusoku armour Edo Period, 18th/19th century, the helmet signed by Joshu ju Saotome Ienao, Momoyama Period, 16th century
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