Japanese Samurai Kabuto
Very impressive Japanese Samurai Kawari Kabuto, or Unusual Helmet. Black
lacquered iron plates with large lacquered dragons on each side,
maedate or helmet crest holder on the front. 5 stage lacquered iron neck
lames with dark blue lacing and orange and multi colour lacing around the
edge, inside of the peak is lacquered red. original hemp lining is good and
has red silk neck cord. overall a very impressive Kabuto with all the
helmet made of lacquered iron plates, total height is over 20". dates to
the Edo period , around 250 years old.comes with Japanese made stand to
display it on.
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