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a magnificent dô hatomune from the kaga school

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1700: Item # 1226315
galerie Cecile Kerner
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a magnificent hatomune dô nimaiwith Nuri urushi lacquer typical of the kaga school This dô is in lacquered iron outside and gilt Inside which is the proof of a high rank bushi The fukurin (brass finition at thge edge)gives an elegant finishing and shows the quality of the nippon craftmen The kabuto is from the type etchu hinenoin lacquered iron with the eyebrows in uchidate in the mabishasi(visière)is with a powerful style martial and really conceived for tyhe fight THere are hooks of wzakidate ,horns in dry lacquer The shikoro (cover neck)is braded in sugake and covered with yak hair(rare element)which caracterise the flamboyant syle of this family. The mempo is of ressei style with red lacquer Iwai ,and his yodarekake in black lacquered iron ,braded in sugake. The sode(shoulder protection are in iron kittsuke black lacquered with silk kebeki The Kote (arms)are of brocade ,with high quality "cote de pmaille".What is remarquable is that they are doubbled Inside with cote de maille and lacquered leather outside what give a Superior resistance . The haidate (hips)are in articulated black lacquered leather The suneate (legs protections)are of type shino suneate in leather and lacquered leather. All these elements are marked from the ROKKAKU clan ,a high rank daimyo family from yotsumemeyui . Also there is the original Saihai with yak hair The armour is completely homogenuous ,was made for fight ,which make it an historical testimony . some traces of usein the brocade but un general very good condition