kabuto helmet

Koboshi kabuto Black lacquered samurai helmet with standing rivets
Koboshi kabutoBlack lacquered samurai helmet with standing rivetsHaruta SchoolMomoyama to early Edo Period, 16th-17th Century A 62-plate koboshi-bachi [helmet bowl with small standing rivets] of typical tenkokuzan form, with 30 pointed rivets on each plate decreasing in size towards the top, with the exception of the larger front plate, with three lines of rivets and the small one on the back which is left blank, for a total of 1,890 rivets.The visor (mabizashi) is of high quality, embossed with simulated eyebrows, stylised as bamboo leaves, and brow wrinkles; a tsunomoto...

Suji-bachi kabuto
Samurai helmet with silver decoration DATEMomoyama Period  (1575 - 1615)MEDIUMIron with silver decoration ( nunomezogan)SIGNATURESoshu-Ju Myochin Jo A 32 iron-plate kabuto each decorated with nunomezogan choji-karakusa with a clove and ivy motif.The four cardinal plates are bordered with so-fukurin, while all of them have gilt higaki at the base. The frontal plate is larger, with a central shinodare. The tehen-no-kanamono is flat, as used in Momoyama period. The kuwagata-dai is older and dates back to...

A Red Lacquered suji-bachi kabutoA 62 plates samurai helmetMomoyama to early Edo Period, 17th centuryProvenance:The Stanley Knight Collection, Meaford, Ontario, CanadaThe Suji-Bachi kabuto of sixty-two plates, four-stage tehan kanemono, downturned mabizashi embossed with stylised eyebrows, and four lame kebiki-laced kozane shikoro (neck protection) with small fukigaeshi.The large double tsunomoto and the hineno shikoro with narrow plates with small fukigaeshi suggest an early dating for this samurai helmet, between Momoyama and Edo period. Kabuto for sale. Price on application. Please...

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