JAPANESE LACQUER JINGASA

JAPANESE LACQUER JINGASA

Code: 10091

Dimensions:

Di: 40.5cm (15.9")

POA

Lacquer Jingasa, Meiji period Japan. 19th Century.

Black lacquer with gilded Hoshi Kamon; star constelation crest. Red laquer interior.

The Hoshi Kamon with seven stars represents Ursa Major; the war deity Myoken. This emblem was adopted by Samurai warriors.