samurai tsuba

Ressei MenpoDATEEdo 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.Price band: 5,000€ - 10,000€ On this page is a comprehensive glossary of common terms related to samurai armor.INVENTORY NR: men-1393Menpo for sale. Price on application.  

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  

Ressei menpōSamurai maskMid Edo period (1615-1867)Signed under the cin : Myochin Munehisa  A russet embossed iron mask of me no shita men (half face) type.The expression is fierce (ressei) and the dark patina emphasizes this feature.  Sku: men-1228

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