Hard to find Japanese red lacquer Chochin Kabuto. This example of munition has the ability to fold for compact storage. The front 2 prongs are made for the meadate ornament. The underside of the shikoro (neck guard) in black lacquer, and the lames plates are secured with blue silk cords. Mounted on custom steel stand.
Red lacquer menpo may be purchased separately. (#1371484)
Edo Period 19th Century
Dimensions: 13" x 12.5" x 10.5" H (18" H on stand)