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

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

Fine Japanese Art

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A RARE HOTOKE-DO TOSEI GUSOKU [ARMOUR] EDO PERIOD, 18TH - 19TH CENTURY
the kabuto a hoshibachi with copper-gilt fukurin on the suji covered in same-gawa, the shikoro matching, the fukigaeshi with yotsu-hanabishi mon, gold lacquered wood maedate of a shachi, the menpo of iron with yodasekake, the cuirass clad in same-gawa, the tate-age of kittsuke-zane, matching sode, shikoro, kusazuri, haidate laced with kebiki-odoshi, with a saihai and fan, 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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Provenance

Kyoto Arashiyama Museum of Art, Kyoto

Literature

Kyoto Arashiyama Bijutsukan Zohinshu, Tetsu to Urushi no Geijutsu, (Kyoto, 1986), p.22

Fine Japanese Art

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