Asian Art Online Auction

September 18, 2014

LOT 33
Suit of Samurai Armour, 18th/19th Century
  • Suit of Samurai Armour, 18th/19th Century
  • Suit of Samurai Armour, 18th/19th Century

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Suit of Samurai Armour, 18th/19th Century

The lacquered helmet of peach-form with a two-lame shikoro (neck guard), the lacquered mempo (face guard) with three-lame throat guard, the do (chest armour) lacquered black, together with separate thigh guards. Wood storage box
total height 52.8" — 134 cm.
box worn and with losses to hinges; armour with wear to lacquering and some losses to laces, especially in shoulder area

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $900
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Department: Asian Art