• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 415

    A RUSSET IRON MOMONARI KABUTO

    EDO PERIOD (17TH-18TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSET IRON MOMONARI KABUTO
    Edo period (17th-18th century)
    A four-plate helmet constructed with a mabisashi [iron peak] inlaid with silver dragons, the lacquered leather wakidate [side crests] modelled as gilded bamboo leaves, gilded maedate [forecrest] of the Shimazu mon


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