A samurai armor including the helmet, or kabuto, lacquered in “rusted iron” tone with two-part red lacquered iron plates shikoro and gold lacquered maedate. The facemask with four lame yodarekake (throat guards) lacquered in gold. The shoulder pads sode are crafted of four strips connected by fabric bands. On the brown lacquered do (breastplate), which can be opened on the side, hangs the five lame kasazuri. The Safeguard hai-date with several arranged rectangular iron plates; the forearm and handguards all similarily arranged in kusari with iron plates, gilt iron bands and gusoki (chain mail). The thigh coverings and shin-guards are missing. With a wood box.
HEIGHT c. 125 cm
Condition: With signs of aging, tears to fabric, wear, cracks to lacquer, rust and material loss.
Provenance: Hungarian private collection.