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Lot 58: A 10-plate yane bachi, mid Edo period
24 October 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Iron helmet bowl formed of ten plates with russet iron surface in the form of a reinforced gabled roof, barely legibly inscribed "Muneyoshi". On each side an ornament in the form of a cherry tree in bloom. Agemaki-no-kan. Maidate in the form of a gilt Sudarshana Chakra. Interesting helmet which is shown in Arai Hakuseki's famous book about armour "Honcho Gunkiko". Height 21 cm, width 24 cm.
Condition Report: II - III