Japan and centuries. (Edo period) This example comes from the armory of Date Yoshimura of Sendai. The helmet bowl, signed Saotome Iye[tada?], dates from the sixteenth century; the remainder of the armor was constructed in the eighteenth century
century Sixty-two plate koboshi bachi kabuto lacquered red and surmounted with a three-stage gilt-copper chrysanthemum tehen kanamono, the bowl fitted with a five-lame Hineno-style shikoro ending in small fukigaeshi,.