Helmet (kabuto)

Maker(s)
Artist: Nobuie Myochin
Historical period(s)
Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century
Medium
Iron, silver, gold
Dimensions
H x W: 20 x 29.5 cm (7 7/8 x 11 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1909.405
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Helmet (kabuto)

Keywords
cloud, dragon, Edo period (1615 - 1868), forging, inlay, Japan
Provenance

To 1909
Frank Dillon (1823-1909), London, to 1909 [1]]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the Frank Dillon sale, in London, in 1909 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 5268, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Frank Dillon (C.L. Freer source) 1823-1909
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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