AN IRON KABUTO [HELMET] SIGNED SAOTOME IYETADA, EDO PERIOD | 17TH CENTURY
THE PROPERTY OF A FRENCH COLLECTOR
AN IRON KABUTO [HELMET] SIGNED SAOTOME IYETADA, EDO PERIOD | 17TH CENTURY
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AN IRON KABUTO [HELMET] SIGNED SAOTOME IYETADA, EDO PERIOD | 17TH CENTURY
AN IRON KABUTO [HELMET] SIGNED SAOTOME IYETADA, EDO PERIOD | 17TH CENTURY
AN IRON KABUTO [HELMET] SIGNED SAOTOME IYETADA, EDO PERIOD | 17TH CENTURY
AN IRON KABUTO [HELMET] SIGNED SAOTOME IYETADA, EDO PERIOD | 17TH CENTURY
AN IRON KABUTO [HELMET] SIGNED SAOTOME IYETADA, EDO PERIOD | 17TH CENTURY
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AN IRON KABUTO [HELMET] SIGNED SAOTOME IYETADA, EDO PERIOD | 17TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 GBP
THE PROPERTY OF A FRENCH COLLECTOR

AN IRON KABUTO [HELMET] SIGNED SAOTOME IYETADA, EDO PERIOD | 17TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 GBP
Lot sold:9,375GBP

Description

THE PROPERTY OF A FRENCH COLLECTOR

AN IRON KABUTO [HELMET] SIGNED SAOTOME IYETADA, EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY


the sixty-two plate iron kabuto with riveted mabisahi [peak] and fukigaeshi [turnbacks] with mon, three-tier shikoro [neckguard] with elaborate gilt tehan kanemono

38 cm., 15 in. wide.

Condition Report

- The helmet bowl is in fine condition.

- The shikoro has old damage to the lacquer.

- The lacing has slightly discoloured and is worn.

- The tehen kanemono is very nice with detail of the same mon as on the turnbacks.


"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."