A Fine russet-iron uchidashi (repoussé) armor The do (cuirass) by KatsumasaEdo period (1615-1868), 18th century

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Lot 681
A Fine russet-iron uchidashi (repoussé) armor
The do (cuirass) by Katsumasa
Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century

US$ 40,000 - 50,000
£ 29,000 - 36,000
Amended
Property of various owners
A Fine russet-iron uchidashi (repoussé) armor
The do (cuirass) by Katsumasa
Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century

The armor laced in light green, purple, and orange, comprising a 28-plate russet-iron suji kabuto, the rear edges of each plate exposed and the visible rivets with heads filed flush to the surface, the front and rear plates adorned with three gilt-metal shinodare meeting on the crown in a multi-stage gilt and shakudo tehen kanamono, the mabizashi finished with a gilt fukurin, the helmet fitted with a four-lame solid-plate shikoro laced in sugake style, the fukugaeshi trimmed in doeskin, the helmet further adorned with a yak-hair fringe and a gilt-copper maedate formed as an open fan between kuwagata; the menpo with a hinged bulbous nose plate and a prominent chin, fitted with a four-lame yodarekake; the yukinoshita do decorated on the front with a bold design of a dragon in crashing waves hammered up in relief, the eyes highlighted in gold, signed on the interior Katsumasa, fitted with eight sections of four-lame solid-plate kusazuri; the chu-sode above tsutsu-gote with chain mail uppers; the haidate constructed with small rectangular overlapping plates arranged in horizontal rows; tsutsu-suneate and two-layer lacquered leather shoes; two storage boxes; no armor stand

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  • Please note the signature on the cuirass reads Soshu Odawara no ju Katsumasa (Made by Katsumasa in Odawara, Soshu Provence)
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A Fine russet-iron uchidashi (repoussé) armor The do (cuirass) by KatsumasaEdo period (1615-1868), 18th century
A Fine russet-iron uchidashi (repoussé) armor The do (cuirass) by KatsumasaEdo period (1615-1868), 18th century
A Fine russet-iron uchidashi (repoussé) armor The do (cuirass) by KatsumasaEdo period (1615-1868), 18th century
A Fine russet-iron uchidashi (repoussé) armor The do (cuirass) by KatsumasaEdo period (1615-1868), 18th century
A Fine russet-iron uchidashi (repoussé) armor The do (cuirass) by KatsumasaEdo period (1615-1868), 18th century
A Fine russet-iron uchidashi (repoussé) armor The do (cuirass) by KatsumasaEdo period (1615-1868), 18th century
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