Half mask (Mempo). Japanese, late 17th century. Probably the work of the armourer Ohmara Katsumari (called Ryoyei). Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (FitzWilliam Museum, Cambridge); Helmet with crest (Awabi-kai-uchidashi-kabuto-hachi). Japanese, early 18th century. Helmet signed by the armourer Myochin Muneakira, and dated 1719. Associated crest signed Myochin Osumi no Kami Ki no Munesuke, and dated 1712. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the

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Half mask (Mempo). Japanese, late 17th century. Probably the work of the armourer Ohmara Katsumari (called Ryoyei). Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (FitzWilliam Museum, Cambridge); Helmet with crest (Awabi-kai-uchidashi-kabuto-hachi). Japanese, early 18th century. Helmet signed by the armourer Myochin Muneakira, and dated 1719. Associated crest signed Myochin Osumi no Kami Ki no Munesuke, and dated 1712. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the

Half mask (Mempo). Japanese, late 17th century. Probably the work of the armourer Ohmara Katsumari (called Ryoyei). Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (FitzWilliam Museum, Cambridge); Helmet with crest (Awabi-kai-uchidashi-kabuto-hachi). Japanese, early 18th century. Helmet signed by the armourer Myochin Muneakira, and dated 1719. Associated crest signed Myochin Osumi no Kami Ki no Munesuke, and dated 1712. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the

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RA PH A6941.91

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