• Arts of the Samurai  auction at Christies

    Sale 2378

    Arts of the Samurai

    23 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 84

    A GOMAI UCHIDASHI DO

    EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

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    A GOMAI UCHIDASHI DO
    Edo period (18th century)
    The russet iron gomai do embossed on front, back and sides with clouds among which on the front are a standing figure of the deity Fudo Myoo, and in the center of the back the deity's emblem of a vertical double-edged ken-type sword, and a kusazuri (skirt) of kittsukezane (solid plate simulating a row of scales)


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