AN IRON KABUTO [HELMET]
SIGNED MYOCHIN YOSHINORI, EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY
of 62 plates with riveted mabisashi [peak], gilt fukurin, the fukigaeshi [turnbacks], decorated in stencilled leather with dragonflies, four-tier shikoro, copper-gilt tehan kanemono, the accompanying half mask (menpo) of the style introduced by Myochin Yoshimichi
37.5 cm., 14 3/4 in. wide.