AN EBOSHI KABUTO [HELMET]
EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY
decorated in black lacquer with two-circular mon, with fukigaeshi [turnbacks] and five-tier itazane shikoro [neckguard], the kuwagata with central lacquered wood maedate of pawlonia [kirimon] iron hanbo [faceguard] black lacquered
40 cm., 15 3/4 in. wide.
Samurai exhibition in the Wereldmuseum in Rotterdam (11th October 2012-24th March 2013).
Bas J.M. Verberk, Samurai, exhibition in the Wereldmuseum, (Rotterdam, 2012), p. 144.