Armor (Gusoku)

Signed by Myōchin Munesuke Japanese

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 377

All essential iron parts of this armor (gusoku) are signed by Myōchin Munesuke (1642-1726) who was a noted maker of ornate helmets and armor, known as one of the greatest masters of metal repoussé (hammered shapes).

Armor (<i>Gusoku</i>), Signed by Myōchin Munesuke (Japanese, Edo period, 1688–1735), Iron, lacquer, silk, copper, gold, Japanese

Due to rights restrictions, this image cannot be enlarged, viewed at full screen, or downloaded.

Open Access

As part of the Met's Open Access policy, you can freely copy, modify and distribute this image, even for commercial purposes.


Public domain data for this object can also be accessed using the Met's Open Access API.