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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1930 item #1341548 (stock #10875)
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Helmet ornament, or kabuto maedate, as worn by samurai. A golden jewel surrounded by a flaming mandorla. The central jewel made of gilded paper imitating leather, framed by a wooden outline, mounted onto a copper plate in the shape of a flaming mandorla. Buddhist symbol. Japan, early 20th century.

H 8 ¾ in., W 7 ½ in.

Some nicks and dents

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1960 item #1283941 (stock #10758)
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Kabuto maedate, or ornament that sits in the front of the Japanese helmet. Aizen Myoo, flames coming out of his mouth. On top of his head a lion. Polychrome lacquered resin-like material, mounted on a metal base plate. Japan, 20th century.
Height ca. 5 ½ inches, width ca. 6 ½ inches.
Fine condition
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1960 item #1283935 (stock #10754)
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Kabuto maedate, or ornament that sits in the front of the Japanese helmet. Long-horned monster face with big teeth and fangs and pointy ears. Wood with reddish color. Japan, 20th century.
Height 9 inches, width 8 ½ inches.
Fine condition
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1910 item #1241202 (stock #10740)
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Kabuto maedate of rectangular shape. On the silver underground in golden, bold bonji characters the name of the deity Fudo Myoo (most likely). Wood with silver and gold lacquer. Japan, 19th century.
H 8 ¼ in. x W 1 ¾ in.
Front surface relacquered.

Fudo Myoo is one of the five Myoo, guardians of Buddhism. He scares humans into accepting the teachings of the Buddha Dainichi; he holds a sword in the right hand that symbolizes wisdom cutting through ignorance) and a in his left with which he catches and binds the demons. His image is often seen on a part of armour.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1950 item #1241158 (stock #10738)
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Kabuto maedate. Family crest, molded from wood pulp or other composite material into the shape of a stylized wisteria or fuji. Reverse lacquered or painted red, the front brown with gold sprinkle. Japan, 20th century.
H 6-5/8 in.; W 6-7/8 in.; Th ¼ in. at insertion point.
Very good condition
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1980 item #1233268 (stock #10718)
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Kabuto maedate, or ornament that sits in the front of the Japanese helmet. Antlers. Thin corroded bronze with patches of gilding. Japan, 20th century.
H 8 ¼ inches.
Good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1920 item #1227420 (stock #10709)
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Kabuto maedate, or ornament that sits in the front of the Japanese helmet. St. Jacob’s shell. Gilded wood. Japan, 19th / 20th century.
H 7 ¾ inches, W 7 ½ inches.
Good condition, restored chip, some traces of usage.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1910 item #1227418 (stock #10708)
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Kabuto maedate, or ornament that sits in the front of the Japanese helmet. Stylized horns. Bronze with traces of gilding (mainly on back). Japan, 19th century.
H 6 inches, W 10 ¼ inches.
Good condition, few superficial scratches, repair on back.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1980 item #1227414 (stock #10707)
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Kabuto maedate, or ornament that sits in the front of the Japanese helmet. Dragonfly. Gilded iron. Japan, 20th century.
L ca. 6 ¾ inches.
Good condition, one leg damaged.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1940 item #1227411 (stock #10706)
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Kabuto maedate, or ornament that sits in the front of the Japanese helmet. Full body dragon with pearl. Gilded wood and metal wire. Japan, 19th/ 20th century.
L ca. 10 ½ inches.
Good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1940 item #1227401 (stock #10704)
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Kabuto maedate, or ornament that sits in the front of the Japanese helmet. Long-horned monster face with fangs and pointy ears and tufts of hair. Polychromed and gilded wood with horse hair and metal wire. Japan, 19th/ 20th century.
H 6 5/8 inches, W 6 5/8 inches.
Good condition, ear restored, a few abrasions
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1940 item #1227398 (stock #10703)
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Kabuto maedate, or ornament that sits in the front of the Japanese helmet. Crescent moon. Thin bronze, ca. 1 mm thick. Japan, 19th/ 20th century.
L 6 ¾ inches.
Good condition, one tip a bit curved, few surface scratches