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Rare Pair of Japanese Armor Carrying Cases with Imperial and Tokugawa Crests

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A rare pair of Japanese hinoki (cypress wood) Armor carrying cases, (gusoku bitsu), each decorated with the imperial chrysanthemum mon (family crest or coat of arms) and further decorated with the Tokugawa shogunate mon. Each with cast iron fittings and side handles for carrying. Late Edo period, circa 1840. Minor variations in size.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Edo
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1820-1850
  • Condition Details
    Height of one is slightly lower than the other. Attractive antique condition with good surface. Minor defects and separations. These function very well as end tables. Top lifts off as shown in picture. Minor variations in sizes.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages.
  • Dimensions
    H 23 in. x W 23 in. x D 20 in.H 58.42 cm x W 58.42 cm x D 50.8 cm
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU855217346652
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