This scroll shows a 10-plates helmet of the hoshi-kabuto
type with powerful maedate
and very broad "helmet ears" which were typical from the 12th until the 13th century.
Decorative and swinging drawn kagemono
with brilliant colours.Honshi
: Handpainted (colour) on paper.
Artist: Unknown, however with seal.
Date: Probably around 1955 (Mid Shôwa
Length: approx. 180 cm
Width: approx. 42 cm
: Silk brocade
Material of the endpieces (jikubô):
Condition: Good, fresh colours; Little mould spots on the honshi
due to its age. All in all a very good and perfectly preserved kagemono
- powerful and splendid. The format is surprisingly large.This image may slightly vary in colour to the original - due to the photo/scan.