Namban Helmet (Namban boshi)

unknown author

Museu do Oriente

Museu do Oriente
Lisboa, Portugal

Head protection of European influence used by several Japanese daimyo families who established contacts with the Portuguese at that time. Features a family emblem (mon)


  • Title: Namban Helmet (Namban boshi)
  • Creator: unknown author
  • Date Created: Momoyama /Edo period (1615-1868), c. 1600
  • Location: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: 20,5 x 45 cm
  • Subject Keywords: Emblem (mon), Daimyo
  • Type: fine arts
  • Rights: Fundação Oriente - Museu do Oriente
  • External Link: http://www.museudooriente.pt/
  • Medium: japanese paper (washi), lacquer
  • Photographer: Hugo Maertens, BNP Paribas / Fundação Oriente - Museu do Oriente

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