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Lot 46: A firefighter's kabuto, late Edo period
24 October 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Iron, one-piece uchidashi helmet bowl of toppai form with elaborate repoussé work of a dragon between clouds decorated with copper and brass applications. Mabezashi and one iron shikoro row riveted, one fukigaeshi loosened, the other loosely enclosed. Height 29 cm, width 32 cm. Unusually large and finely repousséd firefighter's helmet.
Condition Report: II - III