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May 5 is Children's Day in Japan. It's a national holiday during the Golden Week period. Until recently, May 5 was known as Boy's Day-- a day for all the little guys. Girls had their own holiday, too. For Boy's Day, it was and still is common to hang carp streamers and display samurai dolls or armor. The carp is a symbol of success, hence the significance of hanging the streamers. Displays of samurai dolls or miniature samurai weapons and armor is a time-honored tradition that symbolizes…

Kabuto are a type of helmet first used by ancient Japanese warriors & later, samurai. Harikake kabuto used papier-mâché mixed with lacquer for the elaborate decoration (the shell) on an iron bowl, beginning of the Edo Period, century. via wiki Kabuto Samurai, Samurai Helmet, Samurai Armor, Arm Armor, Warrior Helmet, Helmet Armor, Katana, Geisha, Samourai Tattoo

Harikake kabuto, a type of kawari kabuto which used papier-mâché mixed with lacquer for the elaborate decoration (the shell) on an iron bowl, beginning of the Edo Period, 17th century .

Armor with the features of a tengu (tengu tōsei gusoku) Late Edo period, Geisha Samurai, Kabuto Samurai, Samurai Helmet, Samurai Weapons, Samurai Swords, Katana, Armadura Medieval, Martial, Top Photos

Armor with the features of a tengu (tengu tōsei gusoku), by Kiyotoshi, Munekiyo, and Ryūsuiken, late Edo period, 1854. The astonishing helmet of this armor represents the head of the menacing creature tengu (karasu tengu) with its characteristic beak, golden eyes, and striking eyebrows. The chest armor and sleeves imitate human muscle structure. Atop the helmet is a small black hat resembling ones worn by mountain warrior-monks (yamabushi), practitioners of Shūgendō.

The Villain's guards are ethereal Samurai warriors. Their armor is elaborate… Kabuto Samurai, Samurai Helmet, Samurai Weapons, Samurai Armor, Arm Armor, Motorcycle Helmet, Japanese Warrior, Japanese Sword, Katana

24 ken suji bachi kabuto signed "Masanobu", 18th c, lacquered black and finished in katajiro style with four gilt metal plates radiating out from the three-stage shakudo, copper and gilt Buddhist wheel tehen kanamono and carved on the surface with scrolling vines, the bowl mounted with a wide, manju-style, four-lame shikoro finished with shakudo hardware, gilt-copper kuwagata and a black and gold lacquer oni maedate, russet-iron menpo with wrinkles and mustache.

Butterfly Momonari-kabuto (peach-shaped helmet) Edo period, century National Museum of Japanese History. Ikeda clan's butterfly motif crest on helmet. Kabuto Samurai, Samurai Helmet, Samurai Weapons, Samurai Armor, Arm Armor, Katana, Japanese Warrior, Japanese Sword, Japanese History

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This example comes from the armory of Date Yoshimura daimyo (lord) of Sendai. The helmet bowl, signed Saotome Iye[tada?], dates from the sixteenth century; the remainder of the armor was constructed in the eighteenth century Samurai Helmet, Samurai Weapons, Helmet Armor, Medieval Weapons, Samurai Armor, Arm Armor, Body Armor, Elmo, Ninja Armor

Helmet bowl signed Saotome Ietada | Armor (Gusoku) | Japanese | The Met

This example comes from the armory of Date Yoshimura (1703–1746), daimyo (lord) of Sendai. The helmet bowl, signed Saotome Iye[tada?], dates from the sixteenth century; the remainder of the armor was constructed in the eighteenth century

x x x ~ `Tokugawa Clan Crest Kabuto.The Mon / crest of the Tokugawa Clan, the ‘triple hollyhock’. Any helmet painted with butterfly and dragonfly design can usually be associated with Tokugawa. Ronin Samurai, Samurai Helmet, Samurai Weapons, Helmet Armor, Samurai Armor, Arm Armor, Japanese Warrior, Japanese Sword, Japanese History

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Tokugawa Clan Crest Kabuto. Mid Edo period. The Mon / crest of the Tokugawa Clan, the ‘triple hollyhock’. Any helmet painted with butterfly and dragonfly design can usually be associated with...

 A mixture of styles. Samurai Helmet, Samurai Armor, Arm Armor, Japanese Mask, Japanese Sword, Hand To Hand Combat, Suit Of Armor, Ancient Civilizations, Japanese Culture

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Japanese Samurai Kabuto. A mixture of styles. Eboshi, Harikake and the unusual Kawari. I want to own them all. ALL of them

Shachihoko-shaped Kabuto Samurai helmet, Edo period, century ref. exhibition: “Art of the Samurai” Fuji Art Museum in Tokyo. Warrior Helmet, Samurai Helmet, Samurai Weapons, Samurai Armor, Arm Armor, Japanese Warrior, Japanese Sword, Kabuto Samurai, Art Japonais

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Shachihoko-Shaped Kabuto. Early Edo period From the exhibition: “art of the Samurai period” at the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum

Nio dou gusoku, with the bull's-eye Kato family mon, shikawa Prefectural History Museum collection Samurai Helmet, Samurai Weapons, Samurai Armor, Arm Armor, Chinese Armor, Art Of Fighting, Japanese Warrior, Art Japonais, Historical Artifacts

Nio dou gusoku, with the bull's-eye Kato family mon, shikawa Prefectural History Museum collection