Kuroda Nagamasa’s Helmet -Buffalo Wakidachi Peach-shaped Armor *1/2 Scale
1/2 scale approx. 102cm x 28.5cm x 15.5cm (H x W x D)
Materials: Iron, Wood, Gold Leaf Foil (KINPAKU), Leather, Urushi Lacquer, Cloth, etc.
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The Legendary Armor of Kuroda Nagamasa
By utilizing the same methods, processes, materials, and even the lacquering technology, Art Kensin© was able to restore the best of the Warring Periods superior sense of design. They guaranteed to use quality materials, and even the disciplines used in the past.
Because of its excellence, fine quality, and great build, anyone who purchases will enjoy the piece in its restored form.
Exterior of the Armor
Todays top craftsmen have gone through years of research to create a piece such as this. They ensure to produce a stunning figure that’ll bring satisfaction to whoever purchases. Each part is handmade by these craftsmen, and securing the piece in a special wooden case. It also includes a placard that states Daisuigyu Wakidate Momonari Kabuto.
Kensin© ensures that one will fully enjoy the beautiful gold leaf layers on the figure. It blends perfectly with the deep black color of the main body, as well as the decorations on the sides. Decors on the middle, as well as the neck protector is quality made with the best materials to bring out the beauty of the replica.
This set of Kuroda Nagamasa’s armor is a piece crafted in 1/2 scale. The method of production and details were used to recreate the exact replica of the real armor.
The approximate size of this replica is 102 x 28.5 x 15.5 centimeters (H x W x D). Materials used to create this includes iron, gold leaf foil or Kinpaku, wood, leather, Urushi lacquer, and cloth. For the extra decors, Kensin included a wooden placard, a pedestal base, and a Paulownia case.
When ordering, it will be released 3 months after the confirmation of payment.
The Legendary Warrior – Kuroda Nagamasa
Kuroda Nagamasa was a Daimyo in the late Azuchi – Momoyama, and the early Edo times. He was the son of Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s chief adviser and strategist, Kuroda Kanbei.
His childhood name was Shojumaru, and at an early age, his father was tried, as well as sentenced as a spy by Nobunaga. He was also kidnapped and almost killed as a hostage. But with the help of his wife and Yamauchi Kazutoyo, Takenaka Hanbei ended up saving him.
After the death of Oda in Honno-Ji, Nagamasa chose to serve Toyotomi Hideyoshi with his father. They even participated in the assault of Chugoku region. Aside from this, he also joined the first Korean campaign. Here, he commanded the 3rd division of 5,000 soldiers in the 1st invasion.
He also joined the first Korean campaign in the years 1592 and 1593. Here, he commanded the 3rd Division that consisted of 5,000 men during the first wave. On the second wave in the year 1597, he commanded The Army of the Right.
Nagamasa also joined in the Battle of Sekigahara, where he served Tokugawa Ieyasu. His men were able to kill Shima Sakon, which led to the victory of the Eastern Army. As a reward, Tokugawa gave him 520,000 Koku in exchange for his Nakatsu, Buzen fief. Later, he also joined in the campaigns of Osaka Castle.