Inscribed by Myōchin Muneakira | Mask | Japanese | The Met
Inscription: Inscribed on the underside of the chin: 正徳五乙未年二月吉日・明珎式部紀宗察造之於江戸 Shōtoku go kinoto-hitsujidoshi nigatsu-kichijitsu – Myōchin Shikibu Ki no Muneakira Edo ni oite kore o tsukuru (Made by Myōchin Shikibu Ki no Muneakira on a lucky day in the second month of Shōtoku five (1715), year of the sheep, in Edo
Samurai Art Museum Berlin on Instagram: “This unconventional style of helmet, called hon-saiga kabuto (true Saiga helmet) was made by smiths of the Saiga (also called Saika), who…”
@samurai_art_museum_berlin posted on their Instagram profile: “This unconventional style of helmet, called hon-saiga kabuto (true Saiga helmet) was made by smiths…”
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Sixty-four-plate koboshi-bachi [helmet bowl with small standing rivets] of typical Tenkokuzan form, signed Echizen no kuni Toyohara Sadao [Toyohara Sadao of Echizen province], the bowl is Muromachi Period (1st Half of the 16th Century), the rest Edo Period (18th century). Sadao is generally regarded as being the earliest recorded member of the rather obscure Bamen group of armourers. Although the signature does not include the name Bamen, the helmet is typical of the schools work.
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Edo Period 64 Ken Ko-boshi Kabuto
A "hoshi (in this case "boshi)" refers to the raised rivet heads, that look like stars in the night sky that were u helmets for samurai warriors. Although this helmet was made in the Edo Period (1603-1868), it harkens back to a an older and classic style of armor. As there really wasn't a need for practical battlefield armor during the great peace of the Edo period, older armor styles became back in vogue, like a fashion statement for parades and ceremonies. This piece can be found at…
Red Tengu Somen (mask) Mid Edo Period, 18th/19th century By Geishu Myochin Kiyoyoshi, The iron mask forged in one piece with the beak and ears riveted on, beneath the chin are two otayori no kugi,...