A Japanese Sujibachi Kabuto Helmet by Haruta Katsusada, Edo Period, 17th century
Original Japanese antique.
The helmet made up of sixty-two plates and the iron mabisashi fitted with five rivets shaped as flowerheads, and a twisted band to the edge; the tehen kanamono made up of five rings of mixed metals; the iron Hineno jikoro of kiritsuke kozane; lacquered in black and laced in blue kebiki odoshi, the fukigaeshi in russet iron with a twisted rope edge and gilt suhama crests; signed Haruta Katsusada saku; the 19th century associated maedate shaped as a silvered moon disc; with Tokubetsu Kicho Shinryo (Especially Precious Reference Piece) certificate issued by the Nihon Katchu Bugu Kenkyu Hozonkai (The Society for the Study and Preservation of Japanese Armour), together with a wooden stand.
Wooden stand - 45.5 cm (height)
Kabuto - from neck guard to peak 29 cm
Neck guard diameter - approx 31.5 cm
|Dimensions||Wooden stand - 45.5 cm (height) Kabuto - from neck guard to peak 29 cm Neck guard diameter - approx 31.5 cm|
|Subject||Samurai & Male|
|Product Date||17th century|