kabuto samurai


Ressei menpōSamurai mask with a fierce expression DATEEdo period (1615 - 1867), 18th century A red lacquered high-level mask, with fierce (ressei) expression finely embossed with wrinkles all over the face. The expression is emphasized by painted beard and mustaches.   INVENTORY NR: men-1393Menpo for sale. Price on application.  

Utagawa Yoshiiku (1833 –1904)Print with Mongaku under the waterfall Date: 1864Series: "Imayo Nazorae Genji" Modern comparison for the Tale of Genji; chapter 40Signature: Chokaro Yoshiiku gaPublisher: OmiyaFormat oban, 24.5 x 37 cmThe print depicts the monk Mongaku Shonin in repentance beneath a waterfall. The scene is based on the legend of Endo Morito, the secular name of Mongaku who was originally a samurai a samurai guard of the imperial family in Kyoto. In his late teenage years, he fell in love with Kesa, the beautiful wife of his samurai...

Hineno zunari kabutoHead-shaped samurai helmet PERIODEarly Edo period (1615-1868), 17th centuryPRICE4,000 € This samurai helmet is built with five iron plates that form a flat surface which has been lacquered in black. The neck guard (shikoro) of Hineno type comprises five plates and small fukigaeshi (turned-back portions).Antique samurai helmets of this type were originally made during the late Muromachi period and became popular for their functionality. With such a plain construction they were, in fact, easy to produce but could be made with thick and resistant...

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