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A COLLECTION OF SAMURAI ART: THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR

A FINE NUINOBE-DO TOSEI GUSOKU [ARMOUR] EDO PERIOD, 18TH - 19TH CENTURY
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A COLLECTION OF SAMURAI ART: THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR

A FINE NUINOBE-DO TOSEI GUSOKU [ARMOUR] EDO PERIOD, 18TH - 19TH CENTURY
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Details & Cataloguing

Fine Japanese Art

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A FINE NUINOBE-DO TOSEI GUSOKU [ARMOUR] EDO PERIOD, 18TH - 19TH CENTURY
the helmet in the form of an eboshi [court cap] lacquered in sabiage style, the waki-date of stag antlers, the mabisashi with embossed eyebrows, the fukigaeshi with choban mon, the black-lacquered menpo with a three-tier yodase-kake and four-tier shikoro, the cuirass black-lacquered, chu-sode and upper sode of kittsuke-zane lacquered black and gold, with green, red, white kebiki-odoshi lacing, hyotan-gote with linked chain, gold-lacquered shino sune-ate
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Provenance

Kyoto Arashiyama Museum of Art, Kyoto.

Literature

Kyoto Arashiyama Bijutsukan Zohinshu, Tetsu to Urushi no Geijutsu, (Kyoto, 1986) p.14

Fine Japanese Art

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