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2946M Marlborough
October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Red-lacquered Kabuto or Samurai Helmet

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 27, 2016 10:00AM


Red-lacquered Kabuto or Samurai Helmet, Japan, 17th century, iron helmet with red lacquered surface, five laced lames, two frontal hooks to support a plate, blue cloth liner, and chin guards, ht. 11, wd. 12, dp. 13 in.

Provenance: Collection of George Snook, M.D.
Estimate $400-600

Areas of loss to laquer, lining partially detached.

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George Snook, Japan