• Arts of the Samurai  auction at Christies

    Sale 2378

    Arts of the Samurai

    23 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 68

    A SUJI-BACHI KABUTO (HELMET)

    EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SUJI-BACHI KABUTO (HELMET)
    Edo period (18th-19th century)
    A thirty-two-plate russet iron suji-bachi kabuto with broad iron peak, four-tier black-lacquered hineno-jikoro, fukigaeshi with gilt triple-aoi mon, a horsehair plume inserted into the tehen no ana, the maedate (forecrest) a gilt-wood leaping shishi


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