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Helmet (kawari kabuto) with flower bud shape, maybe Camellia
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Helmet (kawari kabuto) with flower bud shape, maybe Camellia


Description Provenance Inscription
Description Iron hachi of four plates, in the shape of a flower bud, with strips over jointures on outsides with pointed rivets. Mabisashi lacquered a deep red. Four-petalled kikuza, no hachimanza.
Provenance Acquired at Bunkio Matsuki sale, no. 172, 1906
Inscriptions None

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Period
last quarter 16th century (Momoyama)
Medium
Iron, lacquer
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.626
Measurements
Overall: 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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