Jack Nelis Asian Antiques
Rare iron helmet covered with black lacquer, inlaid with mother of pearl. At the front there is a 'Mon', a family crest. The inside is lacquered in red and bears the name of the owner. He original linen attachment loops are still present. Diameter 37 cm, H. 16 cm. Condition: minor chips at the rim, a few pieces of mother of pearl are missing. Overall in very good condition considering the age and the material. Meiji period (1868-1912).