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 Tower of London, 1965 (FitzWilliam Museum, Cambridge)

Object Title

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 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 Tower of London, 1965 (FitzWilliam Museum, Cambridge)

Reference

RA PH A6941.91a

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Item

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B/W Negative

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Crown Copyright