An iron eight plate Kabuto [helmet] | The bowl Momoyama - Edo period, 16th - 17th century
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An iron eight plate Kabuto [helmet]
The bowl Momoyama - Edo period, 16th - 17th century
the eight plates with raised rivets and three tier gilt and copper tehen kanamono, the mabisashi [peak] with silver rim, the large turnbacks with stenciled leather, the two tier shikoro [neck guard] with spaced lacing, the black lacquer mempo with detachable nose, gold lacquer details and domestic yak bristle moustache, red lacquer interior
The bowl to peak: 30 cm., 11 ⅝ in.
The shikoro to peak: 35.5 cm., 14 in.
Some slight surface rust consistent with age and use of object, the stenciled leather and lacing with old wear. Some chips to black lacquer of neck guard.
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