Bowl of a Helmet (Suji Kabuto)
- early 15th century
- Iron, lacquer, copper, gold
- H. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); L. 11 in. (27.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of a Trustee of the Museum, 1917
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This helmet bowl is one of the earliest examples of the melon (akodanari) shape, the typical form worn in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, and it retains its original lacquered surfaces.