Samurai helmet
 

This excellent scroll shows a 12-plates helmet of the hoshi-kabuto type placed on a stand. The helmet has powerful maedate and helmet "ears" as they were used from the 12th until the 13th century.
Decorative kagemono in brilliant colours.

Honshi: Handpainted on paper
Artist: Unknown, however with seal and signature
Date: Around 1960 (Mid Shôwa)
Length. approx. 128 cm
Width: approx. 57 cm
Material chûmawashi: Brocade silk
Material honshi: Paper
Material ichimonji: Brocade silk
Material tenchi: Silk
Material of the endpieces (jikubô): Wood - black lacquer

Condition: Good, fresh colours; The honshi has slight mould stains and is darkened due to its age. The upper tenchi area has slight mould stains which are, however, barely visible. Overall a beautiful and colourful scroll.

This image may slightly vary in colour to the original - due to the photo/scan.

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Article no.: 70592
approx. 500 grams
status 98.00 €
incl. VAT, additionally shipping
 
Quantity:  St