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32 Plate Suji Kabuto

Russet iron helmet

Age: Edo period. 18th century. 江戸時代 Chuki 中期

Japan: Iron, lacquer, silk, wood, gold

Provenance: Private collection in Japan

Status: Available

Price: £2,800

Description:

A tetsu-sabiji [russet iron] san-ju-ni ken [32 plate] suji-tate hachi [A multi-plate helmet in which the rivets are countersunk, leaving the flanged edges of the plates prominent]. Iron haraidate-dai/jiri-shinogi [A tubular crest holder that is attached to the centre of a helmet peak]. Iron tsuke mabizashi [visor]. Shiten-no-byo [Vestigial rivets used as a decorative feature on the mid exterior of a hachi]. Copper tehen-no-kanimono [An ornamental metal surround, made up of one or more za that is stacked on top of each other over the tehen and anchored in place by the tama buchi tube].

Tetsu-kuro urushi-nuri ita-mono [solid black lacquered iron plates] roku-dan [six lames] sugake odoshi hineo shikoro [laced in the sugake simple hang style / neck guard manufactured in the hineo style]. Fukigaeshi medium size [turn backs]. 

Shinobi-no-O asa [Silk rope helmet cord].

Unsigned

School. Myochin

Authenticity:
Accompanied by a certificate of registration as Tokubetsu Hozon 特別保存 (Special cultural material) No.23092609 issued by the Kokusai Nihon Katchū Bugu Shinkō Kyōkai 国際日本甲冑武具振興協会 (International Society for the Promotion of Japanese Armor)

Inventory Number:
KAB-026

Suji Kabuto

Description:

A tetsu-sabiji [russet iron] san-ju-ni ken [32 plate] suji-tate hachi [A multi-plate helmet in which the rivets are countersunk, leaving the flanged edges of the plates prominent]. Iron haraidate-dai/jiri-shinogi [A tubular crest holder that is attached to the centre of a helmet peak]. Iron tsuke mabizashi [visor]. Shiten-no-byo [Vestigial rivets used as a decorative feature on the mid exterior of a hachi]. Copper tehen-no-kanimono [An ornamental metal surround, made up of one or more za that is stacked on top of each other over the tehen and anchored in place by the tama buchi tube].

Tetsu-kuro urushi-nuri ita-mono [solid black lacquered iron plates] roku-dan [six lames] sugake odoshi hineo shikoro [laced in the sugake simple hang style / neck guard manufactured in the hineo style]. Fukigaeshi medium size [turn backs]. 

Shinobi-no-O asa [Silk rope helmet cord].

Unsigned

School. Myochin

Authenticity:
Accompanied by a certificate of registration as Tokubetsu Hozon 特別保存 (Special cultural material) No.23092609 issued by the Kokusai Nihon Katchū Bugu Shinkō Kyōkai 国際日本甲冑武具振興協会 (International Society for the Promotion of Japanese Armor)

Inventory Number:
KAB-026

FULL SUIT OF JAPANESE ARMOUR

Age: Edo period. 18th century. 江戸時代 koki 後期

Japan: Iron, lacquer, silk, wood, gold

Provenance: Private collection in Japan

Status: Available 

Price: £2,800