A Myochin school jingasa (parade helmet) By Myochin family, Edo period, 19th century
Lot 3201
A Myochin school jingasa (parade helmet) By Myochin family, Edo period, 19th century
Sold for US$ 4,636 inc. premium

Lot Details
A Myochin school jingasa (parade helmet)
By Myochin family, Edo period, 19th century
The ichimonji jingasa forged in russet iron with a wide rim and a domed center and hammered up and chiseled with a design of an oni, his eyes and horns highlighted in gilt, the top adorned with a two-stage tehen kanamono and a cord ring applied to the rear, interior with traces of red lacquer, copper rim

With a wood storage box inscribed on the lid Myochin kaji jingasa (Jingasa by a Myochin smith), the underside with an inscription detailing the loss of the original storage box and replacement with the current, dated 1892 and signed Machimasa Tokino
16 1/2in (42.1cm) diameter
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