18 avril 2016

An iroiro odoshi ni-mai do gusoku (variegated lacing two-piece cuirass armor), Edo period (17th century)

Lot 66. An iroiro odoshi ni-mai do gusoku (variegated lacing two-piece cuirass armor), Edo period, 17th century. Estimate $100,000 - $150,000. Price Realized $137,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The armor comprising:Helmet [kabuto]: black lacquered sixty-two plate suji bachi (ridged helmet) with signature Nobuie saku, and kao(personal emblem), with date Tenbun sannen sangatsu kichijitsu (an auspicious day in 1534), with gilt shinodare (four sets of pendant arrow shaped... [Lire la suite]