armor Archive

A History of Samurai Helmets at Sotheby’s

These are just some of the great helmets that have been under lot at Sotheby’s. With more than a thousand years of turbulence, violence, civil war, and conflict between ruling Lords and clans. The highest status warrior

The Complete Guide to Samurai Armor For Collectors

Samurai Armor is a piece of steel armor that covers the samurai’s body. The samurai armor has changed over the centuries in response to different weapon types being introduced to Japan. Ancient armors were relatively light and