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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 319

    A Kawari Kabuto (Eccentrically-Shaped Helmet)


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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A Kawari Kabuto (Eccentrically-Shaped Helmet)
    Edo period (17th century)
    Five-plate iron bowl covered with a lacquer structure formed as a butterfly, the antennae and body of the butterfly raised relief and the wings protruding from the back of the helmet, prominent eyebrows hammered up from the bowl above the peak; fitted with a four-lame neck guard laced in blue terminating in small turnbacks lacquered gold

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    Previously sold in these Rooms, 22 April, 1987, lot 497

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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