Of a type worn among others by the Valiant Cavalry.
An early type of Korean soldier's helmet.
An interesting Indian dhal, a small shield that was signed by its maker from Gujarat.
An extremely rare sleeveless vest from the Ming-Qing transition period.
The famous tiger faced rattan shield as used by Chinese skirmishers.
With a lozenge pattern of brass rings.
Japanese mail set, with small ring vest and coif sewn to a thick cotton undergarment.
Made of steel, decorated with fine gold overlay in a pattern of swastikas.
A translucent hide shield with gilt brass ornaments. Probably Nepalese of for a Nepalese client.
Worked in repousse, possibly once part of an ornamental piece of armor.
This one has the early, peaked form and is signed by its maker.
A striking battle helmet from the Momoyama period of 1568-1600 A.D.
A pair of Samurai shin protectors finished with Dutch "goudleer".
A large Chinese rattan shield called tengpai, used by special front-line troops.
Made of thick lacquered hide, with a single brass boss