Charles Fréger captures the spirit of what he calls “tribal Europe” in his “Wilder Mann” series A huge array of pagan rituals, mainly related to the winter solstice and spring renewal, focusing on the common myth of the “wild man".
War helmet for KATO Kiyomasa Japan: Kato Kiyomasa was a much respected warrior and showed great skill as a castle architect. Historical records of Kiyomasa paint him as a great leader of men, awe inspiring, yet not unfriendly.
Tetsu kuro urushi nuri eboshi nari no kabuto, Edo Period, a form of kawari kabuto they were originally derived from Nara period century) hats. Referred to as "single-valley helmets", said to be named after the steep valley Ichinotani in Hyougo prefec
Iron Nanban Gusoku and Shachi-nari Kabuto. Century Of the four known examples of iron ‘shachi-nari’ helmets, two are held in the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, but are unmounted bowls, the other lacquered iron example in private hands is mounted with.
Mamuthones (Nuoro, Italian Sardinia) in traditional carnival costume used for pre-Christian rites to ancient gods of agriculture. The mask is carved in pieces of wild pear wood & darkened alder walnut.