Great armour (Koi-asgi-odoshi kozane-ni-mai-do) presented by Prince Chichibu, brother of Emperor Hirohito, to Magdalen College, Oxford in 1937. Japanese, 16th century. Helmet signed by the armourer Taira no Narikuni of Kodzuke, and dated 1559. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford)

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Great armour (Koi-asgi-odoshi kozane-ni-mai-do) presented by Prince Chichibu, brother of Emperor Hirohito, to Magdalen College, Oxford in 1937. Japanese, 16th century. Helmet signed by the armourer Taira no Narikuni of Kodzuke, and dated 1559. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford)

Great armour (Koi-asgi-odoshi kozane-ni-mai-do) presented by Prince Chichibu, brother of Emperor Hirohito, to Magdalen College, Oxford in 1937. Japanese, 16th century. Helmet signed by the armourer Taira no Narikuni of Kodzuke, and dated 1559. Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford)

Reference

RA PH A6941.94

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Item

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B/W Negative

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