Japanese antique miniature model of a Samurai Warrior Lord's armor suit -
Japanese miniature model of a suit of armor for display
for Boy's Day made probably by Maruhei.
The armor suit - Gusoku is consist of a
cuirass - do made of metal fittings with silk lace, arm
guards, protective skirt with silk lacing and metal
fittings, fine metal kabuto helmet of multiple collapsible plates and suspending a
shikoro ( neck guard) with red lacing (separations)
and with dragon maetate on a top just as the real Samurai Warrior Kabuto Helmet from the Edo period had been, as well as lacquered metal face guard
with white moustache and a pair of a leg guard - suneate
lacquered wood storage/display box with gilded image Bird of
Paradise among flowers.
Dimensions: 48 cm /18,8 inches high
Condition: very good according to age
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