Heavy Black lacquered Kabuto 


A very heavy and unshot 18 plate Kabuto in black lacquer. This Kabuto is made for battle and was made to withstand a bullet, though there are no apparent tameshi marks. 4 lame metal laquered Shikoro.Silvered copper maedate with nice patina. Gilt tehen kanamono (top fitting) typical of those from the Date family. Original hemp liner. Lacquer condition is in excellent condition with minor losses. 

Edo period. Dates from 17th -18th century.

Rare Bullet Proof Kabuto