Lot 45: An eight-plate tsunari kabuto, late Edo period, dated 1863
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Iron bowl formed of eight plates with russet iron surface. Five-stage gilt tehen kanamono and agemaki-no-kan. The interior inscribed "Myochin Muneyoshi, Kao, Bunkyu San Nen Juichi Hachi gatsu Hi" (11th month 1863). Small leather-clad fukigaeshi with gilt fukurin and two ishidatami mon. Sasamaidate. Five-lame hineno shikoro of iron, lacquered black. Gilt interior, blue sugake lacing. Original helmet lining. Height 31 cm, width 35 cm.
Condition Report: II