A white-laced russet-iron armor Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century

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Lot 484
A white-laced russet-iron armor
Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century

Sold for US$ 21,250 inc. premium

Arts of the Samurai

30 Oct 2017, 14:00 EDT

New York

Property of various owners
A white-laced russet-iron armor
Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century
Laced in white with purple and orange highlights and comprising a russet-iron o-boshi babuto constructed of 14 vertical plates riveted together with additional plates overlaid at the joints and applied with large standing rivets, the gilt-metal
shinodare running down from the large tehen kanamono, the scalloped mabizashi with silver fukurin carved with scroll and applied with gilt-metal chrysanthemum bosses, the four-lame shikoro separated into three sections and trimmed on the bottom lame with copper fukurin and the fukigaeshi applied with stencilled leather and gilt cherry-floret crests, the maedate a lacquered wood oni; the yasuri menpo carved on the surface with deep lines, red-lacquer lips and silvered teeth, the chin applied with a long mane of yak hair, and a two-lame solid yodarekake; the rokumai tatehagi do carved on the front with Fudo Myo-o and attendants and applied with decorative flourishes along the edges of each plate, the top section of the cuirass finished in kozane, fitted with seven sections of five-lame kusazuri; o-sode; tsutsu-gote with cherry florets and gilt chrysanthemum bosses on the forearms; Etchu-haidate with chrysanthemum and cherry floret-decorated plates joined with chain mail; tsutsu-suneate matching the kote; one yoroi-bitsu; no armor stand
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A white-laced russet-iron armor Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century
A white-laced russet-iron armor Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century
A white-laced russet-iron armor Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century
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