Asian Art :: Japan

Samurai armour, with breastplate depicting Fudo-myoo and inscribed 'A Fortuitous Day, the 8th month of the 12th year of Genroku (1699), Myochin Munesuke'

JAPAN

Samurai armour, with breastplate depicting Fudo-myoo and inscribed 'A Fortuitous Day, the 8th month of the 12th year of Genroku (1699), Myochin Munesuke'

c.1699, Edo (Tokyo)

iron, gilded, silvered and patinated copper, gold leaf, wood, silk, cotton, leather, animal fur

170.0 cm (height)

Gift of Max Carter AO, Susan Cocks, John Crosby, Dr Peter Dobson, Sandra Dobson, Frances Gerard, Arata Gwinnett, Sam Hill-Smith, Shane Le Plastrier, Mark Livesey QC, Joan Lyons, Dr Leo Mahar, Skye McGregor, Diana McLaurin, John Thornton, Zena Winser and David C. Urry through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation Collectors Club 2016

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

20167A28