24 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,500
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
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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