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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1900: item # 1207304

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Mark & Period, Antique Asian Arts
San Rafael
CA
4155192980

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samurai Warrior Suit armory
$12,000

A set of kusari gusoku (chain mail armor) and kabuto (helmet) Late Edo period The helmet of four collapsible circular plates and suspending a four section shikoro with blue lacing (separations); the multiple section gusoku fronted by a star-form karashishi and composed of hexagonal segments (hana gusari) linked by chain mail and suspending eight kusazuri panels over chain mail and brocade haidate; with a pair of shino-gote of joined rectangular segments and pair of suneate (assembled). [9] 30 1/4in (76.8cm) long [gusoku] Please read also the additional description: Gusoku (suit of Japanese armor), kikko tatami dou (cuirass of hexagon plates) and chochin kabuto (collapsible helmet), late Edo period, the helmet of four collapsible circular plates and a four section shikoro with blue lacing (separations); the multiple section dou (chest armor / cuirass) fronted by a star-form karashishi and composed of hexagonal segments (kikko) linked by kusari (chain armor) and eight kusazuri panels over kusari and brocade haidate; a pair of shino-gote and pair of suneate.


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