JAPANESE LACQUER JINGASA

JAPANESE LACQUER JINGASA

Code: 10088

Dimensions:

W: 30cm (11.8")H: 14.5cm (5.7")L: 32cm (12.6")

POA

Lacquer jingasa. Meiji period Japan, 19th Century. Single gilded Rengyo Kamon; Forsythia crest. Bronze finial to top, gold silk tassle and gilded interior.

Rengyo (Forsythia) was bought to Japan from China, and used for medicinal purposes. As a family crest it is a rare design.