Lot 2204. Helmet (kabuto) with 62 plates

Starting price:€ 4 500
Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2204Helmet (kabuto) with 62 plates

Japan. Late Edo Period. Munetsugu (active 1809-30), province of Iwashiro. Iron with light sabi. Rokujû ni ken suji bachi kabuto, tenkokuzan. Simple Lotus are no Kana mono in three
Layers and with fine engraving, gold plated. Small fukigaeshi with shôhei gawa, in each case a
migi futatsu tomoe-channel mono, gold-plated. Go dan shikoro, lacquered black, with sugake
odoshi in kachi iro. Simple mabisashi with three shinogi. Old lining with kawa's edge, the
the signature free. Maedate probably later, Bronze with remains of gilding. Signature: Munetsugu saku. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
-Formerly Collection Enomoto, Kagoshima.
-Rhenish Private Collection. Acquired late 1970s-1990s

Literature:
-Hawley, comparisons of no MUN555
-Toko Taikan, P. 622

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