Edo period sode 当世袖 (shoulder guards)
Price: € 450,00
Original, old (Edo period), and high quality pair of gold lacquered iron sode 当世袖 (shoulder guards) of the tôsei type. Six layers of slightly arched ‘kiritsuke kozane’-plates are laced vertically with black cords.
The raised edge and bottom are lacquered black, partially lined with brown and dark blue cotton.
Size of each sode:
Height 25 cm, Width 23.5 cm, Depth approx. 1,8 cm.
Both are in a perfect condition with some traces of wear completely conform age. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.
When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.