A striking battle helmet from the Momoyama period of 1568-1600 A.D.
The famous tiger faced rattan shield as used by Chinese skirmishers.
Called khiên in Vietnamese.
An early type of Korean soldier's helmet.
This one has the early, peaked form and is signed by its maker.
Of a type worn among others by the Valiant Cavalry.
Long piece, original length, with aso motif inlaid in blade.
Japanese mail set, with small ring vest and coif sewn to a thick cotton undergarment.
Worked in repousse, possibly once part of an ornamental piece of armor.