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Am8 Japanese Samurai helmet Kabuto 32 plate iron










Very nice 100% original Samurai kabuto in wonderful condition,
The helmet dates to the Edo period & is around 300 years old ,it is made from iron with russet iron lacquer,the front peak is covered in a beautiful old silk & shows some wear as one would expect,multi coloured silk lacing on lacquered iron neck lames,Original dyed hemp lining & neck cord,
The maedate is in the form of a pair of antlers & is carved from timber & lacquered gold,exactly the same as one of the front plated on the helmet bowl,
As you can see in the pic there is a crack / repair to one tip of the maedate,,it doesn't detract from the looks & in no way does it affect the value of this beautiful old helmet,
All parts are original & date to around 300 or so years old,
Price-$3800 Aud

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