Yoroi , Edo period

Price:  13.500,00

An exceptional gilded Edo period suit-of-armour with red cords and laced kozane-plates (kinkozane kurenai’ito odoshi dōmaru gusoku)

Complete with a high quality sixty-four plate black lacquered sujikabuto-helmet with small fukikaeshi decorated with a relief crest with three falcon feathers inside a circle (maru ni mitsu takanoha mon). In front of the helmet is a maedate of a gilded sun with thirteen rays. The helmet has four neckguards (shikoro).

A black lacquered facial mask of an old man face with a separate noose piece and a brown moustache (resseibō) from which hangs a four-piece gorget (nodowa). The shoulders are protected with rather small seven-piece gilded sode and Japanese mail (kusari) together with gilded metal gourd pieces over red brocade the arms (fukubekote). Two piece cuirass with laced gilded kozane-plates (kinkozane nimaidō) from which hangs a skirt of six five-piece kusazuri. Large haidate with red cords laced black lacquered metal karuta-plates protect the upper legs.

The lower legs are protected by gilded vertical metal strips over red brocate (shinosuneate). With a brocade waist-band. In a black box for a suit-of-armour (yoroibako).

We include a wooden stand and an explanation how to put this armour on display.

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : 92170pr


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