Gusoku Type Yoroi. Edo Period, Circa 19th Century.
This example comes from the armory of Date Yoshimura (1703–1746), daimyo (lord) 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
Armor (Yoroi), 19th century. Japanese. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of the Baber Family, in loving memory of Charles Chenault Baber, 2012 (2012.528.1a–s) #mustache #movember
Samurai. ~ photo was taken sometime between 1860 – 1880
Japanese helmet. Fantastic helmet (kawari kabuto 変わり兜) with black-lacquered bear's head,' late 16th century. Iron, black laquer, white cord.
Gold lacquered Samurai helmet and half mask featuring a gingko leaf-shaped crest Japan 17th - 18th century CE. The gingko leaf is a symbol of longevity. Armor in the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection of Japanese Samurai Armor photographed at the Portland Art Museum.