• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 580

    An Ichinotani kawari kabuto (exotic helmet)

    EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    An Ichinotani kawari kabuto (exotic helmet)
    Edo period (18th century)
    The rounded bowl in Ichinotani style of six plates lacquered black, with fluted lacquered brim, a double-fluted vertical sheet rising from the center of the bowl with a silver-lacquered moon continuing onto the bowl, the shikoro of four chain separate pieces each of six black-lacquered iron plates linked with chain mail


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    For a screen painted with the Battle of Ichinotani, see lot 622.