#C064 JP Samurai Armor Bear hair Weird Kabuto helmet

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 28, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

#C064 JP Samurai Armor Bear hair Weird Kabuto helmet

Item: Unique Kabuto helmet

This Unique Kabuto is made of iron ,bear hair,

and hemp cloth inside,

with Front-Guard and Shikoro ( five plate, lacquered ).

This Kabuto was survived from Bakumatsu to Now.

This is very Unique and Rare.

You meet the chance to own Japanese history!

Attachment: -

Condition : very good

Damage : No major damaged ; Re-lacquered

Please check up on the following pictures to confirm the item.

Basic Terms of Japanese Antique

Koshirae (ornaments for sword), Daito (long sword), Wakizashi (middle length sword), Tanto (short sword), Mimi (rim), Fukurin (rim cover)

PARTS : Tsuka (hilt), Tsuba (handguard), Saya (scabbard), Fuchi & kashira & Menuki (ornamental metal fittings of a hilt), Tsunagi (wooden blade to display fittings), Kozuka (sword's attachment: a handy knife), Kogai (sword's attachment: portable comb)

Shape (-gata): Mokkogata (four lobed shape), Kakugata (square shape), Kikugata (chrysanthemum shape)

MATERIAL : Shakudo (copper-gold alloy), Suaka (pure copper), Shibuichi (copper-silver(quarter or more) alloy)

SURFACE (-ji): Migakiji (smooth surface), Mokumeji (surface like the grain of wood), Ishimeji (surface like the grain of stone), Tsuchimeji (hammer marks surface), Nanakoji (raised dimpling surface like fish roe)

CARVING (-bori): Takabori (high relief carving), Kebori (fine line carving), Katakiribori (carving with a cross section like "|/"), Katabori (carving with real form), Suemon (embedded carving parts)

OPENWORK (-sukashi) : Sukashi (inlay), Kosukashi (small openwork), Jisukashi (positive design openwork)

COLORING : KinIroe (gold coating/paint), KinMekki/Tokin (gilding), Makie (gold[silver] lacquered painting), Takamakie (raised lacquerwork), Kawarinuri (fancy lacquer)

SIZE : sori (curvature), Nakago-Ana (center cut-out for blade), Nakago: (tang), Nagasa (point of the sword ~ edge notch)

PERIOD : early Edo (17c), mid Edo (18c), late Edo (1800-1867), Meiji (1868-1911), Taisho (1912-25), Showa (1926-88)

Size (cm): 34.0x33.0x17.0

Weight (g): 2100

Age: late Edo to Bakumatsu

Shipping Cost(EMS)

(with Packing weight)

Asia (exclude-Middle East): US$47.00

North/Central America & Oceania & Mid East: US$61.00

Europe (include-Russia): US$69.00

South America & Africa: US$107.00

Shipping Insurance --- included (EMS only)


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