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Composite Japanese Armor, 17th/19th C

$3,495.00 $2,995.00

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Description

Early mempo (face guard), ca. 1600, lacking nose piece; the four neck plates present
but detached. Kabuto (helmet), ca. 1800, with five neck plates and gold painted horns.
Do (cuirass), ca. 1800, composed of seven plates front and eight plates back; painted
mon on center breast (possibly later). Both breast and back are signed in red. Five
kusazuri (tassets) of four plates each; the center front kusazuri lacking. Original silk
lacing (worn, with losses). Original lacquer (chips missing and some crackling).