Uesugi Kenshin Samurai Armor
museum-quality reproductions of these archaeological treasures
Uesugi Kenshin (The Dragon of Echigo) was a daimyo who ruled Echigo province in the Sengoku period of Japan. He was one of the many powerful lords of the Sengoku period. He is famed for his prowess on the battlefield, the legendary rivalry with Takeda Shingen, his military expertise, strategy and his belief in the Buddhist god of war Bishamonten. In fact, many of his followers and others believed him to be the avatar of Bishamonten, and called Kenshin god of war.
Uesugi Kenshin was one of two of the most vicious Samurai War Lords to do battle in Japan, the other being Takeda Shingen. Over the years they would engage in combat a total of five times. Their fourth battle, which was at Kawanakajima, would be their major battle. Because of Uesugi Kenshin's fierceness as a fighter, he was given the nickname "Dragon." Shingen was referred to as the "Tiger" in his warring days as a Samurai. Thus the legendary battles of the Tiger and the Dragon were about to originate in Japan.
These saqmurai armor suits are all handmade, these life sized, fully functional and completely authentic reprocuction Japanese Samurai Armor and helmets are made with authentic methods and materials only. Every suit has been researched and made after private collection, museums or temples of the actual armor. Each piece of armor is made specifically for re-enactors and private collectors that demand authenticity, detail and quality of materials.
Each of the Japanese suits of armor was only worn by the shogun, highest military class, samurai and emperors. Japanese samurai armor and samurai swords are powerful, unique works of art made by talented craftsmen. Each suit of Japanese armor (Kikou), Japanese Helmet (Kabuto) and Japanese Sword (Katana) truly has a soul or chi as well as a personality all of its own that makes it unique. These stunning works of Japanese art are made strictly in the authentic and traditional manner - all by hand and all by highly skilled craftsmen and are now made available for everyone at affordable prices. Our armor has been featured in dozens of movies, tv shows, museums, high profie clients homes, and dojos throughout the world.
Japanese suits of armor are typically displayed in home, restaurant, corporate, cultural and museum locations. Japanese armor and Japanese swords are both excellent symbols of Japanese art, culture, and can be adapted to any interior situation and will really be a talking piece for your friends. Check the site often because We are always adding new Japanese armor pieces and Japanese Samurai swords to our site giving our clients the widest veriety of Japanese armor and Japanese swords of the highest quality at the lowest possable prices!
Each Japanese samurai suit is a full sized, fully authentic reproduction of the original armor and comes with everything you see in the photo, which includes the black lacquered display / storage box and display stand holding the armor. These authentic reproductions are made of iron, steel, leather, silk, cotton, brass and other materials that were traditionaly used dorring the Sengoku era in Japan. Abosuletly no plastics, rubber, glue or synthetic material are ever used in the armor. Each armor is full sized, fully functional, combat ready and come pre-fitted for a person who stands between 5' 2" and 6' 3" tall with average body type. The armor can be easly adjusted for a better fit by the owner.
We can sell the armor without the stand for a slight discount and shipping is included in these prices within the US. Some models are in stock and some are shipped forge direct which takes about 3 weeks. Please call 1-877-704-3600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for availability.