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Kabuto : Mumei Late Edo period.

Ordering number : F12158

Kabuto :
Mei (signature) : Mumei(Unsigned).
Length :
- Height about 24 cm (about 9.44 inches)
(Height to cloth about 56 cm)
- Depth about 25 cm (about 9.84 inches)
- Width about 26 cm (about 10.23 inches)
Jidai(era) : Late Edo period.
Special feature:At edo period, people is scared stiff about fire.
Japanese houses were made by wood.
So if the fire break out, the disaster spread much area.
A head of the fireman took this kind of Kabuto(helmet).
The real Echizen is famous not only for being an excellent judge,
but also for forming citizens' fire fighting teams,
organizing garbage collections, rescuing poor people,
cracking down on gambling, private prostitution control,
setting of proposal boxes, etc.

Aoi Art estimation paper.

Auction start price:JPY 70,000-.