Armor with Dragon, Chrysanthemum, Cherry Blossom and Lion Motifs

Saotome Iyetada

Muromachi period (1392-1573), About 1550

  • Titles Armor with Dragon, Chrysanthemum, Cherry Blossom and Lion Motifs (Descriptive)
  • Artist Saotome Iyetada, Japan, active mid-16th century
  • Medium lacquer, wood, iron and silk
  • Credit Line Museum purchase with funds provided by the Endowed Funds for Asian Art Acquisitions, the Birmingham Museum of Art Volunteer Council, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas N. Carruthers, Jr., Mrs. Gerda Carmichael, Mr. James D. Sokol, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hanson II, and Dr. and Mrs. James Kamplain, 1997.137.1-.6
  • Object Name armor
  • Classification Costume
  • On View