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Antique Japanese Samurai Jingasa

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 1303176
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Antique Japanese jingasa, a special protective hat worn by samurai. It is covered in a special lacquer called "tatake nuri" and is decorated with a star shaped like blades, and delicate carvings around the finial. The underside is lacquered in red with old cloth and string. Edo period (1615-1868) Size: 2.75" height, 16.5" diameter