Lot 55: A 32-plate suji-bachi, early Edo period
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Iron helmet bowl formed of 32 suji plates with russet iron surface decorated in sawari nunome zogan in the form of scrolling choji flowers. Between the suji iron inome fastened around the lower edge of the bowl with one byo each, inscribed "Echizen Kuni Tadatsugu". Four-stage tehen kanamono and agemaki no kan at back. One-piece koshimaki, flared for the attachment of a komanju shikoro. Height 16 cm, width 24 cm.
Condition Report: II -