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Helmet (Zunari Kabuto)

Date:
17th–18th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copper
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.92a–e
Not on view
The bowl is shaped like the top of a human head (zunari). The presence of three crests is unusual: at the front, a sun; at the sides, horns; and at the apex, a double-edged sword.
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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