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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