Armour #2: Myochin Kabuto
Item #A2 signed UNKAI MITSUHISA SAKU
Rare Buddhist inscription in gold on rear of helmet: "RI-CHU-OMO-GI" (which means TRUTH, DEVOTION, HONOUR, LOYALTY)
Signed inside : UNKAI MITSUHISA SAKU
from the famous UNKAI MYOCHIN SCHOOL of ARMOUR MAKERS
Gold and silver inlaid dragon carving covering the helmet.
From the famous MYOCHIN family of armour makers.
Gold and silver inlay.
Early Edo period. Kaga.