Kabuto Uege Edo period


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Our photographs are taken without retouching or photoshop to ensure that the customer can judge the reality of the object.

Thanks to a constant work directly with the best collectors, museums and galleries in Japan and friendship with them, along with a profit margin much lower than the European competition we can offer objects so that many people can choose to have authentic pieces with hundreds of years at more than competitive prices. After all, samurai art is our passion and we want to share it with the world.

About the Kabuto:

Kabuto Uege Edo period. 植毛兜 Uege Kabuto involves adorning the helmet bowl with strands of bear, wild boar, yak, and horse hair, giving the impression of natural growth.

The bear hair encompasses varieties from both black bears and polar bears, with the latter and yak hair being imported, thus commanding a high price during its time. For every samurai, possessing such costly and scarce items is a cherished desire.

The application of these hairs addresses issues of dryness and humidity within the helmet, while also providing insulation for warmth or cooling effects. Sporting such a helmet imbues the wearer with an aura of bravery and valor.

Beautiful Japanese armor from Edo period in good condition due the ages. Some repairs and damages as usual. This kind of helmets was used for the high rank samurai as heavy protection.

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The Kabuto is the most recognizable and symbolic protective element of Japanese armor. With hundreds of different designs during the Edo period, it was a symbol of power and personality of the samurai and daimyos who wore it. The most iconic element of samurai protection. Kabuto Uege Edo period.


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