A Jingasa, 19th century

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Item ref: 3817

  • Japan
  • Wood an lacquer
  • 39.5

Provenance:

Private collection, Paris

Signed:
In red lacquer, Okabe Kumaji Fujiwara Masuaki.

The jingasa, or 'camp hat,' was a type worn by Japanese warriors when traveling or encamped.

Black lacquered wooden war hat of hira-jingasa type (flat-shaped) bearing a gold lacquer crest representing a triple tomoe carried by several daimyo families, the underside decorated with a sheet of gold leaf on a black lacquered background. It's maker signed the work in red lacquer: Okabe Kumaji Fujiwara Masuaki.

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