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A Kawari kabuto [unusually shaped helmet] and a Nanban do [cuirass] | The kabuto Edo period, 19th century | The cuirass Edo period, 17th century

VAT reduced rateUK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

The Property of an American Collector and Thence by Descent

A Kawari kabuto [unusually shaped helmet] and a Nanban do [cuirass] | The kabuto Edo period, 19th century | The cuirass Edo period, 17th century

A Kawari kabuto [unusually shaped helmet] and a Nanban do [cuirass] | The kabuto Edo period, 19th century | The cuirass Edo period, 17th century

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

Lot sold:

11,970

GBP

The Property of an American Collector and Thence by Descent

A Kawari kabuto [unusually shaped helmet] and a Nanban do [cuirass] 

The kabuto Edo period, 19th century

The cuirass Edo period, 17th century 


the iron bowl of six plates forming a cone on which are attached six standing flanges, possibly meant to resemble a cloth bag, the large fukigaeshi [turnbacks] of stenciled leather and hanabishi mon, the shikoro [neck guard] with spaced lacing, the pigeon-breast do [cuirass] hinged in two pieces, with silver inlay, cow leather lining to the interior

The bowl to peak: 26 cm., 10¼ in.

The shikoro to peak: 32 cm., 12¼ in.

The bowl with some surface rust consistent with age of object, the shikoro with some chips to the lacquer, slight residue from application of the forecrest, the cuirass with some surface rust, cracks to the lacquer fukurin and wear to the leather lining.


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