Lot 51: An eight-plate kawara bachi, Momoyama period
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Iron pointed helmet bowl formed of eight plates with six lacquered ribs in the form of a tea bag. On the forehead section of the koshimaki wrinkles and eyebrows in uchidashi. The rough ishime surface lacquered black and gold. Drying cracks. The interior inscribed in red lacquer "Tenbun san Gatsu" (3rd month 1532), "Nagayoshi". Height 23.5 cm, width 20.5 cm.
Condition Report: II - III