yoroi armor

Dangae-dō tosei gusoku
Dangae-dō tosei gusokuSamurai armor with a mixed styles cuirass PERIODMid Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century The armor shows an unknown family crest on its helm and on the backs of the hands (tekko).The components of the armor are upholstered with leather, which has been applied also to the ligatures of the lower part of the cuirass (produced with iyo-zane plates) using a more rare manufacturing than the common lacquer trims.The sixty-two plate helm (kabuto) is of type suji bachi, and it is covered in black lacquer, as well as the mask (menpo) and the three limb...

Momoyama period (1575-1615)Late 16th centuryProvenance: Tachibana clan With a wood storage box with inscription describing that this helmet is believed to be one of about 280 gold peach-shaped helmets once in the collection of the Tachibana family and dated Spring 1961. A gold lacquer helmet of momonari shape with a single-plate shikoro. The momonari shape (peach-shaped) is inspired by European helmets, specifically designed to deflect the firearm's bullets.This kind of helmet is well known: they were made for the campaign of Korea (1592–98) in Kyushu Island. The...

Early Edo period, 17th-18th centuryCertificate:This authentic samurai armor is accompanied by a certificate of registration as Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Shiryo (Especially Important Armor Object) no. 1277 issued by the Nihon Katchu Bugu Kenkyu Hozon Kai (Japanese Armor Preservation Society), 2020.11.01  This flamboyant Samurai armor is entirely made in true scale (hon-kozane), lacquered in black and gold and laced with blue, orange and white silk, in order to create a pattern of multiple colours,The helmet (kabuto) is of suji-bachi construction, made of 62 plates, with...

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