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Helmet in the Shape of an Eggplant

Armorer: Inscribed by Saotome Iyetada (Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)
Date: 17th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, lacquer, gilt copper, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), silk
Classification: Helmets
Credit Line: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number: 36.25.164a–e

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