MEMPO: half protection mask for samurai.
Edo period XVIIIth
Iron and lacquer
H. : 13,8cm - L. : 17,5cm - D. : 13cm
The cheeks are decorated with iron applications representing the branches of plum trees in flower.
Pierced at the chin (asenagashi no ana).
The pitons (orekugi) for fixing the helmet cord, are made of iron chiselled with the bamboo pattern.
Six perforations are provided for the attachment of the throat.
The cut iron ears let appear the translation "Burn and puirify the earth".
Interior in red lacquer.
Very nice condition. on pedestal.
Delevery information :
All items are sent by registered mail, insured.
Rates on request.
Delivery and installation possible.
1 900 €
4 800 €