Description The front plate of the helmet bowl ("hachi") takes the form of a bird beak.
Provenance Bunkio Matsuki; Bunkio Matsuki Sale, A. A. Gallery, Feb. 10, 1906, no. 177; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1906, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Makers Mark] Inscribed: Mito ju Yoshiomi
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1906
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