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Helmet (Hoshi- Kabuto) in the 16th-Century Style

Inscribed by Saotame Iesuek (Japanese, Miyazaki Prefecture, active late 17th–early 18th century)

Date:
probably late 17th–early 18th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Lacquered iron, silk
Dimensions:
H. 11 3/4 in. (29.9 cm); W. 13 in. (33.0 cm)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.407a, b
29684

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