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Metal maedate helmet ornament, horns, circle, Japan, Meiji or later

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1940: Item # 1370638

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Slender maedate, or helmet ornament, in the shape of two horns connected by a circle. Sheet of copper based metal, with traces of gilding underneath oxidation. Japan, late Meiji-early Showa, first half 20th century.

H 8-7/8 x W9-1/4 in.

Surface mostly oxidized green, chips in oxidation showing underlying copper brown material, some warping, some scratches