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Fireman's helmet with dragons and characters
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Fireman's helmet with dragons and characters


Description Provenance Inscription
Description Brass hachi of sixtyfour laminations with copper ribs. High kikuza. Duckbill visor, raised tehen, scalloped back. Repousse dragons on visor and rim. Loops in the back to attach fireman's cape to. Characters for the number 28 (in Japanese) inside a circle.
Provenance Acquired at Bunkio Matsuki sale, 1906 ($25.00). no. 215 (?)
Inscriptions None

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Period
Ca. 1825-30 (late Edo)
Medium
brass,copper, paper, cloth
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.613
Measurements
Overall: 13 1/4 in. (33.6 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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