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Jingasa 陣笠

Price:  850,00

Outstanding dark green lacquer jingasa 陣笠 (ancient soldier’s hat) decorated with three gold lacquer crests 紋 (mon) depicting a flower diamond 花菱 (hanabishi). Circular and flat of shape with a dome in the centre.
The dark green lacquered top has a leather-like texture finished by a fundame lacquer (matt gold) rim.
The bottom is lacquered with a vibrant even red layer featured with crème coloured cords to keep the helmet in place.
Approx. size:
Height 6 cm, Diameter 38 cm.
Considering its age the helmet is in a very good condition with some minor traces of age and wear. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.
Edo Period (1600-1868)
Jingasa (“war hat”): a type of hat commonly worn by samurai and ashigaru (foot soldiers) (From Wikipedia).

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : B1401

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