samurai armor

Suzuribako
School of Ogawa Haritsu (1663-1747)Wooden suzuribako decorated with lacquer, lead, ceramic and raden insertsSigned: Kan saku, with the artist’s seal “Kan”19.5 cm x 23 cm x 4cmThis antique wooden writing box is decorated with an oi, the traditional yamabushi backpack, lying under a maple tree between different flowers. The interior is decorated with another maple tree from which comes out a young deer. Some of the leaves of both the trees are in different materials such as porcelain and raden, giving to the composition a great...

Red lacquered ressei menpo Samurai mask with fierce expressionMid Edo period (1615 - 1867)18th century A red lacquered samurai mask, with fierce (ressei) expression finely embossed with wrinkles all over the face. Menpo for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: men-1392  

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Hineno type comprises five plates and small fukigaeshi (turned-back portions).Antique samurai helmets of this type were originally made during the late Muromachi period and became popular for their functionality.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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