samurais armor

Ressei menpōSamurai mask with a fierce expression DATEMid Edo ( period 1615 - 1867), 18th centuryARTISTKaga Myōchin school A high-level russet iron mask of me no shita men (half face) type. The expression is fierce (ressei), with sharp yadome and long mustaches. the iron plate is thick and heavy and the shape is elegant and very well refined.Even if the mask in unsigned, the type and the features suggest a smith from the Myochin school.On this page is a comprehensive glossary of common terms related to samurai armor.Price band: 5,000€ - 10,000...

Ryubu menpōHalf mask for samurai armor with a noble expression DATEMid Edo period (1615 - 1867)  18th/19th centuryARTISTMyōchin school The nose is detachable and two yadome run along the cheeks to reinforce the mask and to hold the kabuto's laces firmly.Even if the mask in unsigned, the type and the features suggest a smith from the Myochin school. INVENTORY N.: men-1193Menpo for sale. Price on application.  

Miniature ArmorNi-mai do tosei gusokuSecond half of Edo Period (1615-1867)19th CenturyHeight: 86 cmDuring the 17th Century samurai families used to display a set of helmet and armor, weapons and banners outdoors on the Tango-no-Sekku Festival (The Boy’s Festival), held on the fifth day of the fifth month, designated as an important ceremonial day by the Edo Shogunate Government. Later in the Edo period these items, except for the banners, were moved indoor, on rooms facing the street. The style of displaying varied in accordance and the armors gradually became miniaturized, thus keeping...

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