|一般情報 General information|
|製品番号 Product No.||KA-001|
|商品名 Product name||兜冑 Kabuto|
|銘 MEI||無銘 MUMEI.|
|形状 Shape.||頭形兜 Zunari Kabuto (Head-shaped helmet).|
|時代 Era||江戸時代初期 Early Edo period.|
|日付 Date||ca. 1640-1680.|
|身長 Height Shikoro + Hachi||+/- 23 cm|
|身長 Height Shikoro + Hachi+ Wakidate||+/- 52 cm|
|直径 Diameter Shikoro||+/- 32 cm|
|鑑定 Kantei Registration|
|日本美術刀剣保存協会 NBTHK Certificate||n/a|
|他の 証明書 Other certificate||n/a|
|状態 Status||良い Good|
|脇館 Wakidate||Attached to both sides of the bowl are 大中栗脇館 large nakaguri Wakidate, consisting of a deer antler. At the transition of Wakidata and hachi, the lower edge trimmed with bear fur. Furthermore, the 脇館 Wakidate (deer antler) is treated with gold leaf.( Age unknown.|
|前田 Meadate||The 前田 meadate is in the shape of a Ken.
The 剣 Ken is often an elongated Vajra (Kongosho 金剛杵) with a ring below but also above the hilt. That turned into a weapon, Sankoken 三鈷剣 like that held by Fudo-myo-o.
|伊藤 Ito||伊藤 Ito, used for the Shikoro (Neck protector) have the following colours: 紺 Kon Blue, dark /黒 Kuro Black and 橙色 Daidai-iro Orange at the end/edge.|
|物質 Material||I 鉄, 鹿の角, 銅, 絹. Iron, deer antlers, copper and silk.|
|追加情報 Additional Information||The Zunari kabuto, as described here, is a simple, five-plate design.|
|There are also 2 types of Zunari Kabuto made from 3 plates: these two types are called Hineno and Etchû kabuto. They are almost identical except for one key difference: the central plate in the Hineno Kabuto goes under the visor; in the Etchû Kabuto, it overlaps the visor.|
|歴史 History||This style (Zunari Kabuto) has been in demand since the 16th century until the 19th century, because the light and the same time offered a good protection! Obviously the simple construction was very successful with the Daimyôs in order to be able to supply their army in a quick way.|
|The Hineno Zunari Kabuto model was designed by a gunsmith named Hineno Oribe-no-Kami, who was very popular in the second half of 16th century. The samurai preferred this model in battles.|
|According to lore, the Wakidate, since they are so large, were mistaken for a kata Sashimono- a flag inserted into the back of an armour and thus became a target of cannon fire.|
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Please note that the wood armour display stand is NOT included in this lot!