December 15, 2020 Edged Weapons, Armor & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 12/15/2020
36 plates with shiten no byo. Front has gold sun motif. Tehen decorated with scalloped petals. Slot for maedate is vacant. Fukigaeshi with pierced crest and cloth wrap depicting florals. Fukigaeshi and mabizashi with brass edges, mabizashi additionally decorated with brass rivets. Hanging ring at rear of helmet bowl. Signed with two character signature underneath cloth lined at rear of hachi. Shikoro of four lames made of iron and decorated with a gilded crack ice motif and bound with ivory and light green cord and an unusual wave pattern. Base of bottom lame also decorated with tan and multicolored cord. Insides of mabizashi, fukigaeshi, and shikoro all decorated with red lacquer. Liner with edge decorated en suite with fukigaeshi. Liner appears to be original. Affixing off white cord. CONDITION: Very good. Right fukigaeshi has been reattached with a generous application of silver solder. Bowl has a couple minor spots of age related spotting that does not detract. Brass has acquired a deep patina. Shikoro is very good with a few very minor breaks in the cord and some rubbing to gilding. Interior lacquer has some chipping. Liner is very good with a few separations and tears around edge, which has started to lift in a few areas. An attractive example. EW

Item Dimensions: 16" x 13" x 8"
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,767.50
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.
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