This superb helmet bowl is comprised of 64 iron plates that are slightly embossed between the suji, double front plates, and a washer underneath the top front riveted inside. The bowl has been given a very dark russet finish and fitted with a simple iron visor. The meadate is a forged iron hornet with gilt brass wings. The shikkoro of five – lames of false scale laced in blue silk and brown russet lacquer.
Edo Period 19th Century
Size: 14″ L x 14″ W x 13″ H (17.5″ H on stand)