A black and red-lacquer Kaga armor Edo period (1615-1868), 18th/19th century

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Lot 478
A black and red-lacquer Kaga armor
Edo period (1615-1868), 18th/19th century

Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium

Arts of the Samurai

30 Oct 2017, 14:00 EDT

New York

Property of various owners
A black and red-lacquer Kaga armor
Edo period (1615-1868), 18th/19th century
The component parts laced in blue and decorated on the lowest lame with textured gilt leather embellishments, comprising a red-lacquer momonari kabuto with a five-lame Hineno-jikoro and mounted with a gilt-brass maedate formed as crashing waves; a red-lacquer Nara menpo applied with an up-turned stiff-bristle mustache and silvered teeth fitted with a three-lame gilt-leather yodarekake laced in green and trimmed in orange; the Hotoke-do decorated with a shaped band of red lacquer finished in a wood-grain textured pattern and fitted with seven sections of five-lame lacquered-leather kusazuri attached with silk damask sections with archaistic Buddhist designs, chu-sode with reddish-brown lacquer embellishments on the lowest lame; Oda-gote with gilt plates, lacquered-leather haidate decorated to match the textured sections arranged in a checker-board fashion; gold-lacquered tsutsu-gote; no armor storage box; one armor stand
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A black and red-lacquer Kaga armor Edo period (1615-1868), 18th/19th century
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