Restoration of an Edo Period Momonari Helmet

My client contacted me with regards to a Momonari Kabuto that he owned. He wanted it restored but also had some changes in mind to the colour scheme and crest.

The Kabuto did not appear at first to be badly damaged but upon handling it there was a lot of the original outer urushi that had delaminated from the base, it was just a case of time before it all fell off.

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Tetsu Sabiji Kon Urushi Nuri Momonari Kabuto