Each plate with raised rib, the visor embossed with simulated eyebrows.
Made in the 16th century, for the warrior monks of the Hozo-in temple in Nara.
A fine cross-shaped yari made by Enju Nobakatsu, with NBTHK Hozon papers.
Large Japanese spearhead with red lacquered zig-zag groove. Signed Mitsuhiro.
A pair of Samurai shin protectors finished with Dutch "goudleer".
A striking battle helmet from the Momoyama period of 1568-1600 A.D.
Worked in repousse, possibly once part of an ornamental piece of armor.
Japanese mail set, with small ring vest and coif sewn to a thick cotton undergarment.
Signed Yasutsugu, with sayagaki referring to the Tokugawa family.