Age: Later Momoyama period. 16th century
Iron, lacquer, silk, horse hair, deer hide
Private Collection Japan
Edo period Iron black lacquered Ressei menpo with pronounced Shiwa (wrinkles) and Yadome (flanges for the helmet cord). White horse hair Kuchi Hige (moustache) gilded Ue-ba (teeth).
Five lame Tare (throat guard) in Kiritsuke ko-zane. Laced in white deer hide in the Kebiki style. Red interior.
Possibly Myochin School
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Dirt, scruffs and minor cracks and chips as to be expected of an armour of this age. Some UV damage to the silk.
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