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Parade Helmet

Auction:
2315
Lot:
880
Sold for:
$18,800$16,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2315
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 22, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Parade Helmet, Korea, 18th/early 19th century, metal bowl lined with leather and covered with shagreen, mounts of repoussé, engraved and pierced gilt bronze in the form of dragons, phoenix, and various archaic motifs, neck guards of burgentined plates mounted in heavy cloth and covered with red cloth mounted with gilt studs, crest mounted with red horsehair and set with turquoise, (later additions of enameled silver).
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

phoenix, Korea, metal bowl, Leather, Native American culture, Shagreen

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