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Lot 61: A six-plate namban kara gasa bachi, 2nd half of Edo period
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Iron helmet bowl formed of six plates, resembling a Chinese hat, with russet iron surface. The individual plates studded at the edges with small, hemispherical hoshi (rivets), all with kikku shaped washers. Bowl with Kaga-style applications with sawari nunome in the form of dragons. Four-stage tehen kanamono, koshimaki in the form of a hat brim. The interior with slightly bumped red lacquer and old collection number. Height 20 cm, width 29 cm.
Condition Report: II -