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A Red Lacquered suji-bachi kabutoA 62 plates samurai helmetMomoyama to early Edo Period, 17th centuryProvenance:The Stanley Knight Collection, Meaford, Ontario, CanadaThe Suji-Bachi kabuto of sixty-two plates, four-stage tehan kanemono, downturned mabizashi embossed with stylised eyebrows, and four lame kebiki-laced kozane shikoro (neck protection) with small fukigaeshi.The large double tsunomoto and the hineno shikoro with narrow plates with small fukigaeshi suggest an early dating for this samurai helmet, between Momoyama and Edo period. Kabuto for sale. Price on application. Please...

Samurai armor bearing the kamon of the Toyama familyEdo Period, 18th centuryHand-written origami by Prof. Yamagami Hachirō (1902-1980), dated 31 March 1964.Due to its high production cost, golden armor was infrequent during the Edo period. The hon-kozane (true scale) construction for the cuirass, the engraved gilt brass borders, and the haidate (thigh guard) decorated with a floral scroll motif painted with black lacquer over gold all indicate that this suit belonged to a samurai of a wealthy clan. The armor also features a nodowa, an additional protection for neck and throat...

Momoyama to Edo period, 17th centurySix-panel folding screenInk, colors, gold leaf and gold flakes on paper170 by 379 cm The grapevine is painted heavy with fruit, on a bamboo trellis behind a bamboo fence by small hills and a flowing stream. The dense clouds behind and over the grapevine are depicted using gold leaf, while the land is made with gold flakes over green and the water is painted with lines on the natural paper of the screen’s folds.Although grapes were found in Japan in very early times, it was not until the arrival of Buddhism that they appear in artwork. During the...

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