Item #: BQ2750 -- A Fine Original Edo Period Japanese Eight Plate Iron Armour Jingasa -- $2500.00
This multi-plate direct-riveted iron conical form jingasa is of the type that was generally used by Japanese musketeers during the Edo period. It is well constructed and displays a fine original russet lacquer and rust patinaed exterior with two lacquered family crests in the form of deer antlers. The interior is finished in red lacquer with period pad and attaching cords. Fine original period used condition with minor wear, rust and losses. 33.5 cm. diameter.