Lot 30: A 32-plate suji kabuto, mid Edo period
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Iron helmet bowl formed of 32 flat suji plates with russet iron surface, applied to each of the four sides an uchidashi plate with fine dragon and cloud decoration, inscribed "Yoshiharu". Four-stage gilt tehen kanamono, on the reverse agemaki-no-kan with slightly faded agemaki. Five-lame ko manju shikoro lacquered black with fukigaeshi in beige and dark blue sugake lacing. Height 34 cm, width 36 cm.
Condition Report: II -