07 mars 2009

An Eboshi Nari Kabuto. Edo period (17th-18th Century)

An Eboshi Nari Kabuto. Edo period (17th-18th Century) The black-lacquered helmet of eboshi (court cap) shape, a worn gilt-copper forecrest fixture pierced with leaves, the peak clad with stencilled leather, shikoro of five plate-lame laced in dark blue, leather-clad fukigaeshi with hebi-no-me (snake's eye, or tsuru-maki, bowstring reel) crests. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Christie's. Japanese And Korean Art. 17 March 2009  New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christie's.com Image Christie's Ltd 2009
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07 mars 2009

A Suji Kabuto, Edo period (17th century). Inscribed Gitsu saku

A Suji Kabuto, Edo period (17th century). Inscribed Gitsu saku The sixty-two rounded plate iron suji-bachi, with a four-stage gilt tehen kanamono carved with scrolling foliage, the helmet peak covered in stencilled leather with linked florets, the shakudo rims of peak and shikoro carved with scrolling foliage, the eccentrically-shaped side-crests lacquered black over gold, gilt family mon forecrest, gilt three-lame neck-guard with file marks, laced in purple sugake odoshi; with wood storage box and helmet stand. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2009

A Nimai-Do Suit of Armor. Edo period (18th Century)

A Nimai-Do Suit of Armor. Edo period (18th Century) The entire suit lacquered gold and laced in white and red comprising a thirty-two plate iron hoshi kabuto with a four-stage tehen of shakudo and gilt, the helmet peak and fukigaeshi covered in stencilled leather, the gilt kuwagata-dai finely carved with scrolling foliage, the forecrest of a gilt shishi and with kuwagata, the bowl fitted with a gilt three lame neck-guard the lower part lacquered red with mokko and omodaka leaf family crests in gold lacquer, the fukigaeshi... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2009

An Iron Hotate-Do Suit of Armor. Edo period (18th Century); Helmet signed Doshu Myochin Muneyasu

An Iron Hotate-Do Suit of Armor. Edo period (18th Century); Helmet signed Doshu Myochin Muneyasu The suit lacquered black and laced in blue sugake odoshi comprising; a thirty-two plate russet iron hoshi kabuto, the fukigaeshi with applied lozenge family crests, the bowl fitted with a three-lame shikoro (neck-guard), an iron forecrest of a bird; an iron face-mask fitted with a three-lame lacquered throat guard; the six section cuirass mounted with the muna-ita, waki-ita and oshitsuke no ita clad with stencilled leather, the... [Lire la suite]
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