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58 COMPLETE SAMURAI ARMOR & KABUTO Japan, Edo period (1615-1868). Iron, metals, leather, horn, lacquer, silk, brocade. Comes with storage box and presentation stand. A highly collectable and complete samurai armor including the helmet, kabuto, with open kiku shaped tehen no kanamono and four-part lacquered iron plates shikoro with sugake odoshi. The maedate front piece in the form of the crescent moon. The facemask hanbo made of iron with three lame yodare-kake (throat guards). The chest protector is a do-maru, which can be opened on the side. The shoulder pads, sode, are crafted of five lacquer panels with sugake odoshi strings. Mounted to the do are the kusazuri, in six parts, each made of 5 panels hung on long fabric bands. The kote arm and hand guards, the suneate shin guards as well as the haidate thigh guards are made of brocade with protective iron onsets. With an old wood storage box and a modern presentation stand. HEIGHT approx. 140 cm Provenance: From a Hungarian private collection. Condition: This set of armor is entirely complete. With signs of wear and use appropriate for its age, especially tears to fabric and cracks as well some material loss to lacquer or metalwork. Estimate EUR 4.000,Starting price EUR 2.000,-

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