Lot 268: A 32-plate suji kabuto, circa 1700
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Zunari helmet bowl formed of 32 iron suji plates, uninscribed. Obverse with a small dent and restored lacquer damages, the black lacquer at the ribs slightly bumped. Six-stage, engraved tehen kanamono. Black lacquered, finely curved, five-lame hineno shikoro of iron. Partially leather-clad fukigaeshi, on it a blossom instead of a mon. Blue sugake lacing. The mabezashi applied with shishigawa. Height 33, width 35 cm.
Condition Report: II - III