THE PROPERTY OF A COLLECTOR
A MAGNIFICENT KAWARI KABUTO, EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY
the iron helmet of six lobes in the form of the head of Jurōjin, boldly modelled and decorated overall in black lacquer, the eyes decorated in gold hiramaki-e, four tier shikaro with black lacing
32 cm., 12⅝in. high
- Overall, this is in good condition with some old wear consistent with age.
- There are some slight cracks to the lacquer as can be seen in the images.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."