Japanese Samurai Helmet
04 December 2023
Description

Inherited Japanese samurai helmet from grandma who got in Japan. No further info known

Dimensions

14x13

Acquired from
Inherited
For sale
Yes
Answered within 3 days
By David U.
Dec 08, 02:51 UTC
Fair Market Value
$7,000 - $17,000 USD
Insurance Value $0 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Kevin,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry and for the new images.

This item is a Japanese Samurai Helmet, showcasing the intricate craftsmanship of traditional armor-making. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this helmet likely features a combination of materials such as iron, lacquer, and silk cords. The design may include a variety of elements, such as the distinctive bowl-shaped crest, face mask (menpo), and neck guard (shikoro), all of which contribute to both the functionality and aesthetic appeal of the helmet.

The construction of this Samurai Helmet reflects the historical importance of protective gear for warriors in feudal Japan. The materials used and the specific design elements provide insights into the craftsmanship prevalent during the era when samurai armor was in use. The helmet’s form and ornamentation could be indicative of the wearer’s rank, clan, or personal preferences.

Kevin lozoya Dec 08, 03:13 UTC

Ok added

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