AVAILABLE - A Beautiful Tetsu Kuro Urushi Kabuto
A tetsu kuro urushi roku-ju-ni ken suji tate-bachi. Sugake odoshi hineno jikoro
A black lacquered 62 plate suji style kabuto dating to the Edo Period. Made of 62 individual concave iron plates with standing ridges covered in alternating bands of gold and silver-toned lacquer. At the apex there is a five stage copper tehen-no-kanamono with the second level worked in the sukashi-no-kiku-za style (pierced chrysanthemum ring). Cascading down from the top of the kabuto is a yak hair kashiradate which is detachable. The helmet boasts a classic five lame shikoro in the Hineno style laced with silk torinokoiro colored lacing in the sugake style. The helmet is complete with ukebari liner and shin obi-no-o chin cords.
Overall condition is good with the option of replacing the original silk lacing if required.
Restoration: This item has some restoration.
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