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

Armorer: Inscribed by Saotame Iesuek (Japanese, Miyazaki Prefecture, active late 17th–early 18th century)
Date: probably late 17th–early 18th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, lacquer, silk
Dimensions: H. 11 3/4 in. (29.9 cm); W. 13 in. (33 cm)
Classification: Helmets
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number: 36.120.407a, b

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