23 October 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
AN OKITENUGUI-TYPE HELMET
Edo period (17th-18th century)
The okitenugui ("placed towel") type bowl of five plates with rows of hoshi (rivets) across the front and in a line from front to back, the front with two large embossed eyebrows, the whole lacquered in sabiage style to simulate russet iron, with a four-tiered black-lacquered hineno-jikoro (neck guard)
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