11 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A SUJI-BASHI KABUTO
SIGNED YAMASHIRO KUNI (NO) JU FUJIWARA KANEHISA
EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY)
The peaked russet iron forty-plate helmet of akoda-nari form, the five-tiered shikoro laced with blue and with green-flecked and red knotted lacings at the edges, the fukigaeshi with gilt mon, together with an iron menpo with a three-tier nodowa of black-lacquered leather simulated kozane, and associated small textile banner with a mon
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