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Kabuto (helmet) with large characters
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Kabuto (helmet) with large characters


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Iron hachi and mabisashi, former with six plates fitted into a ribbed frame with a large character in each section. Kikuza of copper-gilt, crest-hook on front. Shikoro of six plates and fukigaeshi of lacquer on heavy cloth. Red lacquer under mabisashi badly damaged.
Provenance Acquired at Bunkio Matsuki sale, no. 270, 1906 ($25.00)
Inscriptions Unsigned
Credit MATSUKI SALE($25.00?)

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Period
1550
Medium
Iron, lacquer, heavy cloth, gilt
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.604
Measurements
Overall: 11 in. (28 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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