Historical Period

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Armor (Gusoku) Japan, late Edo period, early to mid-19th century Samurai Weapons, Arm Armor, Samurai Swords, Ninja Armor, Samourai Tattoo, Edo Period Japan, Sengoku Jidai, Ancient Armor, Japanese Culture

Armor (Gusoku) Japan, late Edo period, early to mid-19th century This armor was assembled in the nineteenth century and reflects several waves of Western influence on Japan. The helmet follows the shape of a late sixteenth-century Dutch Cabasset but is a contemporary copy by the Japanese armorer Saotome Iyeiada, whose signature is found inside the bowl. The cuirass appears to be of early nineteenth century European manufacture. These older elements. completed by more modern ones, were…

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