18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 27,400
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
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
This lot is offered without reserve.No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.
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