Suit of Samurai Armour, 18th/19th Century
The lacquered helmet of peach-form with a two-lame shikoro (neck guard), the lacquered mempo (face guard) with three-lame throat guard, the do (chest armour) lacquered black, together with separate thigh guards. Wood storage box
total height 52.8" — 134 cm.
box worn and with losses to hinges; armour with wear to lacquering and some losses to laces, especially in shoulder area
Department: Asian Art