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Antique Japanese Lacquer Jingasa of an Oni

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1920: Item # 1337644
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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Antique Japanese maki-e lacquer Jingasa (Samurai helmet) decorated in low relief lacquer work of a fierce looking red Oni with piercing gold eyes and teeth . A gilt lacquer mon, or family crest is seen below the Oni representing daffodils. The underside of the helmet is smooth, shiny black lacquer.

Edo Period (circa 1840s)

Size: 17" W x 4" H