A Helmet or Namban Kabuto, c. 1590 - 1640

A Helmet or Namban Kabuto,

Item ref: 696

  • Japan
  • Steel, gold and silver
  • 19 cm / 7.5 in x 26 cm / 11.8 in

Provenance:

Private collection, France

Exhibited:
Portugal, Jesuits, and Japan. Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods, Boston, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, 16th February - 2nd June, 2013, catalogue no. 11, page 100.
Giappone Terra di Incanti: di Linea e di Colore. Il Giappone, le sue arti e l’incontro con l’Occidente/ Japan the Land of Enchantment: Line and Colour. Japanese Arts and the European Connection, Florence, Palazzo Pitti and il Museo degli Argenti, 3rd April - 1st July 2012
After the Barbarians. Namban Works of Art for the Japanese, Portuguese and Dutch Markets, London/Lisbon, Jorge Welsh Oriental Porcelain and Works of Art, 2008, cat no. 4, pp. 116-119.

Literature:
Francesco Morena (ed.), Giappone Terra di Incanti: Di Linea E di Colore. Il Giappone, le sue arti e l’incontro con l’Occidente/ Japan the Land of Enchantment: Line and Colour. Japanese Arts and the European Connection, exhibition catalogue, Livorno, Sillabe, 2012, pp. 286-287, il. 11

 

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