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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 394

    An Iron Helmet


    Price Realised  


    An Iron Helmet
    Edo period (18th century)
    Russet-iron sixteen-plate suji-bachi with prominent ridges and with the bosses of the rivets left visible, the bowl fitted with a four-stage gilt-copper tehen kanamono and a shinodare, peak lined with a gilt-copper fukurin and the maedate formed as a floral family crest in silver and copper; the three-lame solid-plate neck guard laced in green and white terminating in large turnbacks applied with stenciled leather, trimmed with gilt-metal fukurin and applied with gilt-copper floral family crests

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