Half Samurai Mask: Mempo, Tengu Type, Edo Period, Late XVIII Early XIXth Japan

Frédéric Coridon
3800 €


CategoryAncient weapons
Period18th century
Condition Very good state

MEMPO: protective half mask for samurai, Tengu type
Edo period late eighteenth early nineteenth
Iron, lacquer, horsehair and gold powder

In lacquered iron with, sprinkled with gold powder.
The hooked nose is fixed by notches.
Horsehair mustache.
Pierced chin (asenagashi no ana).
The eyebolts (orekugi) for fixing the helmet cord are made of iron.
The yodarekake (throat protector) with four blades connected by a lacing.
Interior in red lacquer.
Very good condition. on plinth.

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