Old impressive original Jingasa Samurai Helmet with gold makie Watanabe clan family crest
Japan, ca. 1800, Edo period
This is a military hat that Samurai (Bushi) of the Watanabe clan used to wear. The Watanabe were the feudal lords of the Musashino province. The first recognized head of the clan was Watanabe Mototsuna (1665-1728). In 1698 they moved to the Izumi province where they stayed for 9 generations. In 1871, when the feudal system was dismantled, the Watanabe family were given the title Viscount.
The family crest is called 'Mitsuboshi ni ichimonji' (one line and three stars).
Good condition. Agewear as depicted.
Materials: wood, makie, fabric
Size: L about 35 cm, W about 35 cm, H about 5,5 cm
Weight approx. 385g
Rare Edo period Helmet.
A beautiful collectors item.
Display stand not included.
Will be carefully packed and sent by registered post.
- Casque Samurai Jingasa original rare avec l'écusson de la famille du clan Watanabe (渡 辺)
- Bois, makie, tissu
- Période Edo, ca. 1800
- Région/Pays d’origine
- Bon état, voir la description
- 6×35×35 cm