Black lacquered suit-of-armour (yoroi) with indigo-blue cords and a two part cuirass (kon’ito kuro’urushinuri hotokedō gusoku).
Black zunarikabuto-helmet, in front a wooden flute maedate partly wrapped with gilded metal wire. The helmet has four neck guards (shikoro). A black facial mask covering the chin (tsubakurobō) with a three-piece gorget (nodowa). The shoulders are covered by small six-piece sode. Japanese mail and gilded gourd pieces and gilded handshoes over black brocate protect the arms (fukubekote). The two-piece black plate cuirass (hotokedō) has in front a gold makie-lacquer crest consisting of three ichimegasa-hats (sangaigasa mon) and at the back hooks for a banner. Hats are also depicted at the hems of the sode and at the front parts of the kusazuri. From the cuirass hangs a skirt of six five-piece kusazuri. Large haidate with gilded metal karuta-plates nailed together protect the upper legs. Gilded vertical metal strips protect the lover legs (shinosuneate).
In a black chest for a suit-of-armour (yoroibitsu). Edo Period.
Height including stand: approx. 170 cm.
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In nice original condition - please see pictures.
- Metal lacado
- Periodo Edo (1600-1868)
- Región / País de origen
- Tema / representación
- Título de la obra de arte
- Black lacquered suit-of-armour zunarikabuto-helmet, with a rare wooden flute maedate
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- 170×45×50 cm