A FINE AKODA-NARI KABUTO [HELMET] AND A HANBO [MASK] THE KABUTO, MUROMACHI PERIOD, 15TH CENTURY; THE HANBO, EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY | AN AKODA NARI KABUTO AND A HANBO KABUTO: MUROMACHI PERIOD, 15TH CENTURY; HANBO, EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY
30,000 - 40,000 GBP
- 45 cm., 16 1/2 in. wide.
the black lacquer suji kabuto of akoda-nari style with elaborate copper-gilt fittings, forty-eight plates, gilt engraved kanemono and fukigaeshi [turnbacks], decorated in stencilled leather, mitsukuwagata dai, four-tier shikoro [neckgaurd], with iron hanbo with three-tier shikoro yodare-kake [bib]
Samurai exhibition in the Wereldmuseum in Rotterdam (11th October 2012-24th March 2013).
Bas J.M. Verberk, Samurai, exhibition in the Wereldmuseum, (Rotterdam, 2012), p. 138.