Samurai Helmet, Kenshin Uesugi – Tenzan, Compact


This Samurai Helmet is replica of a famous Samurai warrior, Kenshin Uesugi (1530-1578).

Kenshin Uesugi is the sixteenth head of the Uesugi clan who clashed with several prominent figures of the era within his region of influence, Echigo. He is famous for being masterful in war and for his devout worship of Bishamonten, the Buddhist god of war. After his death, he is known under several nicknames which include the Avatar of Bishamonten, Dragon of Echigo, and the God of War.

The head ornament (crest) is the Sun and the Crescent Moon, which is a distinct feature of Kenshin’s armor.
His family crest is decorated on side skirts (called “Fukikaeshi”) with gorgeous decorations.
On the wallpaper at backside of the helmet case, roaring tiger (a symbol of bravery and wisdom) is drawn, wishing your kids grow up strong and tough.
Powerful design of this Samurai helmet is suitable for the strong samurai warrior like Kenshin Uesugi.

The helmet is designed with base colors of black and gold, which gives gorgeous taste. Red string gives some accent.
The helmet is in a durable hexagonal acrylic case. You can take is out from the case and display without it.
Bow and sword made of resin is included with this item.
This product is all handmade by Japanese artisans.
Case dimensions: LWH = 38cm(15.0in.) x 30cm(11.8in.) x 37cm(14.6in.)

People in Japan display Samurai armours or Samurai helmets (those are called “Gogatsu Ningyo” or “Musha Ningyo” meaning Samurai warrior dolls) in their houses, wishing for the boys to grow to be strong and wise.