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Armour (dōmaru)

1537 - 1850

Shakudo, gold filigree, enamel, silk, leather | RCIN 61765

Elements of two or three armours have been combined to create an impressive diplomatic gift. The outstanding 62-plate helmet, made in 1537, is signed by Myōchin Nobuie, who was part of a prolific school of armourers stretching back to the twelfth century.

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