Lot 269: A ni mai yokohagi do gusoku, circa 1900
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: A suji-bachi kabuto formed of eight plates, embossed tehen kanamono, steep mabezashi, on the forehead and at the back of the head shinodare, embossed kuwagata dai, three-lame ko manju shikoro of smooth iron plates in light-red sugake lacing, large fukigaeshi. Iron, black lacquered Okino-type mempo, four-lame yodare kake with light-red kebiki lacing. Ni mai yokohagi do in black lacquer with gold lacquered omodaka mon. Six five-lame kusazuri of smooth, black plates with light-red kebiki lacing. The seven-lame o sode with embossed mounts is associated with the do. Kote with shino and kusari, lacquered black on beige textile backing. Also associated with the do iyo haidate of embossed, black lacquered iron plates. Tsutsu suneate of black lacquered iron. Textile parts worn, lacquer surfaces partially bumped, the lacings somewhat damaged, signs of age and use. With a bumped, lacquered gusokubetsu with remnants of a paper cover.
Condition Report: III +