Lot 20
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A MOGAMI-DO GUSOKU [ARMOUR] EDO PERIOD, 18TH - 19TH CENTURY |

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
Sold
40,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

the twenty-eight plate sujibachi helmet with gilt shinodare, gilt kuwagata, three tier ita-zane shikoro, hanabishi mon on the fukigaeshi, iron mask with extensive yodare-kake, iron menpo with moustache and extensive yodare-kake, all black-lacquered plate matching ichimonji shittesuke-zane laced with green braid in sugake-odoshi style with orange braid hishi-nui, gilt metal fittings, shino-gote, Iyo haidate, shino sune-ate, with armour box Accompanied by a certificate of registration Juyo Token [Important Armour] by the Nihon Kacchu Bugu Kenkyu Hozon-kai [the Association for the Research and Preservation of Japanese Helmets and Armour].
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