A blue-laced armor with a russet-iron kabuto Helmet by Neo Masanobu, all Edo period (18th century)

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Lot 1041W
A blue-laced armor with a russet-iron kabuto
Helmet by Neo Masanobu, all Edo period (18th century)

Sold for US$ 35,000 inc. premium

Arts of the Samurai

8 Oct 2013, 13:00 EDT

New York

A blue-laced armor with a russet-iron kabuto
Helmet by Neo Masanobu, all Edo period (18th century)
Comprising a thirty-two plate iron koboshi kabuto with a five-stage chrysanthemum tehen kanamono, the bowl signed on the interior Masanobu saku and fitted with a five-lame shikoro, the fukigaeshi applied with stenciled doeskin, gilt-copper family crests and trimmed in gilt-copper fukurin the mabizashi trimmed with gilt-copper fukurin and applied with three gilt-copper family crests and an iron maedate of the character dai lacquered red, russet iron menpo with boar bristle mustache and five-lame yodarekake, the do a ni-mai honkozane fitted with seven sections of five-lame kusazuri, chusode, shino gote, black lacquer crest on the tekko, Etchu haidate, shino suneate, with a saihai with a black lacquer handle, a tachi suspender, one wood armor box, no stand
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