Hoshi Bachi iron samurai helmet (kabuto) with 18 riveted plates and 112 protruding rivets. The shikoro is 4 lamellae. The tehen is finely chiseled with some slight traces of oxidation. The maedate represents a very beautiful iron dragonfly with traces of old gilding. The fukigaeshi are adorned with the Jomon of interlocking falcon feathers. 18th century Edo period (1603-1868).