Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of Greaves (Sunē-atē)

Date:
mid 17th century
Culture:
Japanese
Classification:
Armor Parts-Greaves
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.454a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription (on inside of each knee)
Myochin Munesada saku: Made by Myochin Munesada

Yamakami, in Nippon Katchu no Shin Kenkyu, vol. 1, pl 442 says: Munesada was a master of Sendai Myochin (one of the proincial Myochin Schools) who worked about the Kwanbun era (1661-1672).
[William Ockelford Oldman, London, before November 18, 1935; sold to Stone]; George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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