A black lacquered suit-of-armour (Yoroi)
Price: € 8.200,00
A black lacquered suit-of-armour with dark blue cords (tetsu kuro’urushinuri mogami nimaidô gusoku).
A thirty two plate sujikabuto-helmet with black lacquered small fukikaeshi and four neckguards (shikoro). The maedate consists of three
rhombuses laying over each other (kasanu sankaibishi), the crest of the Ogasawara-clan.
A black lacquered facial mask that covers the chin (tsubakurobō) and a three- piece gorget (nodowa). Two piece cuirass with vertical laced horizontal strips
and in front a red tassel (mogami nimaidô). Six piece gilded sode as shoulder protection and Japanese mail and vertikal metal strips over blue fabric as arm protection (shinokote). From the cuirass hangs a skirt consisting in front of three four-piece kusazuri and at the back four five-piece kusazuri. The cuirass has at the back hooks for a banner. The haidate that cover the upper legs have black and gold metal karuta-plates nailed together. Dark red-brown lacquered metal vertical strips cover the lower legs (shinosuneate). In a chest for a suit-of-armour (yoroibitsu). Edo Period.
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