A gold ishime-lacquer nerikawa armor Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century

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Lot 203
A gold ishime-lacquer nerikawa armor
Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century

US$ 6,000 - 8,000
£ 4,800 - 6,400
A gold ishime-lacquer nerikawa armor
Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century
Laced in blue and green, comprising a kawari kabuto, applied with boar's fur over a zunari bachi, the mabizashi and fukigaeshi russet-lacquer with an ishime, the bowl mounted with a five-lame shikoro lacquered to match the mabizashi; the hanbo with a three-lame yodarekake, all lacquered reddish brown with an ishime finish; the cuirass, a hinged five-plate nerikawa hatomune do with a central ridge, the upper section with a panel decorated with Sanskrit characters, fitted with seven sections of five-lame kusazuri, the bottom lame of the front three sections decorated with a manji and stylized dragons in raised lacquer; the Bishamon gote with forearm splints and with the tops of the sode covered in leather; Iyo haidate and shino tsuneate; one wood armor storage box; no armor stand
With a Tokubetsu Kicho Shiryo (Especially Important Material) certificate no. 1644 issued by the Nihon Katchu Bugu Kenkyu Hozonkai (Society for the Study and Preservation of Arms and Armor), dated November 13, 2016
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A gold ishime-lacquer nerikawa armor Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century
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