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Peculiar Helmet in the Shape of Bowl and Domaru type Armor Laced with Black Threads

Used by Kuroda Josui and Kuroda Mitsuyuki1688

Fukuoka City Museum

Fukuoka City Museum

A replica of che helmet made in 1688 and used by Jyosui Kuroda ,the founder of Fukuoka Clan. Its humorous shape of a vermilion-lacquered cup represents a cup used in a tea ceremony to throw away used water and it is said to have scared people as "Jyosui's red cup" on battlefields.

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  • Title: Peculiar Helmet in the Shape of Bowl and Domaru type Armor Laced with Black Threads
  • Creator: Used by Kuroda Josui and Kuroda Mitsuyuki
  • Date: 1688
  • Physical Dimensions: w33.6 x h33.6 x d19 cm(Helmet)
  • Type: Armor
  • External Link: http://museum.city.fukuoka.jp/

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