Lot 27: An uchidashi kabuto, 1st half of Edo period
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Iron, balloon-shaped helmet bowl with russet iron surface, four finely chased uchidashi applications in the form of oni faces, on the obverse a dragon in sukashi with sawari nunome. At top an iron tehen kanamono. Gilt, slightly rubbed maidate in the form of a saw blade. Five-lame iron hineno shikoro lacquered black (and partially replaced) in blue kebiki lacing, fukigaeshi with fukurin trim. Mabezashi with roped fukurin. Original helmet lining. Height 34 cm, width 31 cm.
Condition Report: II -