Sold for £3,500
Japanese Do-Maru (full armor), 19th Century, the kabuto (helmet) made up of thirty-two plates mounted by gilt hachimanza, fukigaeshi further mounted by roundels, four tier lacquered shikoro, red lacquered menpō (face protector) and four tier yodare-kake, matching do (breastplate), and sode (shoulder covers), metal plate and chain mail cloth kote and tekkō (arm covers and gauntolets), haidate (theigh) and suneate (shin guards), all held by blue coloured chord, in lacquered storage case.
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Auction: MH214 March Two Day Fine Art Sale, 26th Mar, 2019
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