Fine Edo samurai armour mask (19th century) with the expression "ryubu" in black lacquered iron with "yadome" (arrow guard), 4-bladed gorgerin (yodarekake) in black lacquered iron, "sugake" type braiding in dark blue silk, red lacquered inside.
Generally in good condition, original lacquer, some lacquer lustres in the ears, yadome and borders, braids in good condition.
Sold without gimbal.
- Mask, Mengu/ Menpo
- Lacquer, Steel
- Edo Period (1600-1868)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- atelier Myochin workshop - style ryubu
- Good condition, see description
- 13.5×16.5×23 cm