AN IMPRESSIVE KAWARI KABUTO [HELMET], MOMOYAMA-EDO PERIOD | EARLY 17TH CENTURY
THE PROPERTY OF A FRENCH COLLECTOR
AN IMPRESSIVE KAWARI KABUTO [HELMET], MOMOYAMA-EDO PERIOD | EARLY 17TH CENTURY
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AN IMPRESSIVE KAWARI KABUTO [HELMET], MOMOYAMA-EDO PERIOD | EARLY 17TH CENTURY

Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP
THE PROPERTY OF A FRENCH COLLECTOR

AN IMPRESSIVE KAWARI KABUTO [HELMET], MOMOYAMA-EDO PERIOD | EARLY 17TH CENTURY

Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP
Lot sold:50,000GBP

Description

THE PROPERTY OF A FRENCH COLLECTOR

AN IMPRESSIVE KAWARI KABUTO [HELMET], MOMOYAMA-EDO PERIOD, EARLY 17TH CENTURY


the iron helmet in black lacquer with embossed wrinkles and fukigaeshi [turnbacks], with five-tier itazane shikoro [neckguard], with silver and black lacquer ushirodate [crest at back of helmet]

33 cm., 13 in. wide

Condition Report

- Overall, the helmet is in good condition with some old wear consistent with age.

- The lacing to the shikoro is worn and the ushirodate is a later addition.


"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."