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Lot 388: Japanese suit of armor (Tosei Gusoku)
17 November 2016
West Columbia, SC, USALive Auction
Japanese suit of armor (Tosei Gusoku) Edo period, russet iron helmet with gilt, blue lacing and forecrest fixture; iron face mask with red-lacquered upper lip and bristling moustache, four-tier bib with blue lacing; gilt cuirass laced in blue; conforming tasset skirt, thigh protector and leg guards; mesh and gilt decorated sleeve and shoulder guards with Mon; with armor box (gusoku bitsu); on later display stand; H63" W16", and box H23 1/4" W18" D18"
Provenance: Tennessee private collection
Other Notes: Bearing old label, Christie''s New York Lot 208
wear, losses, and deterioration of ground fabric, and some old repairs.
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