Samurai armor
This scroll shows an armor from the Sengoku era (1482-1568) which is draped on a storage chest (gusoku bitsu) for exhibition purposes. In the foreground there are a tachi and a wakizashi on a sword stand.
Impressive and colourful kagemono.

Honshi: Handpainted on silk
Artist: unknown
Date: Probably around 1940 (Mid Shôwa)
Length: approx. 154 cm
Width: approx. 44 cm
Material chûmawashi: Brocade silk
Material honshi: Paper
Material ichimonji: Brocade silk
Material tenchi: Brocade silk
Material of the endpieces (jikubô): Wood
Condition: Well preserved despite its age. Brillant colours; Slight and barely visible mould spots/age spots in the honshi. Bend in the middle. Age spots at the back side. Right side of the jikusaki is damaged.
Overall a beautiful and colourful scroll.

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

Article no.: 70697
approx. 300 grams
status 129.00 €
incl. VAT, additionally shipping
Quantity:  St