kabuto samurai

Okegawa-dō tosei gusoku
Samurai armor with riveted cuirassKabuto signed Joshu no ju Saotome IesadaMid Edo Period (1615-1867), 18th Century Exhibited:Kimono e Samurai. Il gesto. L'eleganza. Lo spirito, Fondazione Herman Geiger (Cecina)Literature:A. Schiavetti (a cura di),  Kimono e Samurai. Il gesto. L'eleganza. Lo spirito, Cecina, 2013, p. 16   This important japanese armor bears the kamon of suisha shape (water wheel) from the Doi samurai clan in the version used during the Edo Period by the branch which ruled as ...

Wooden netsuke with three toads19th centurySigned in an ivory reserve: Masanao2 x 4 cm Netsuke representing three toads holding each other on al lotus leave. Toad in Japan is often associated with samurai philosophy. In fact, as the samurai, this animal radically change from a state of quiet, almost a trance, to a sudden movement. Netsuke for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: net-1142  

Okitenugui kabutoSamurai helmet shaped as a cloth headgear (tenugui)Haruta schoolMomoyama period, 16th-17th century The Haruta armorers who moved to Kii province in the early 17th century, took the name from the village where they worked, Saika, near Wakayama, possibly on request of the local daimyo, Asano Yukinaga, a great armor amateur. Specialised in the construction of plate helmets, they produced mainly two typologies of kabuto: one with six plates covered with a chrysanthemum-shaped plate on top, sometimes decorated with a large wave-shaped pre-cut iron application (...

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