[Ide Zenbe, Kyoto, until 1905; said to have belonged to the Shinomura Hachimangū shrine, Kyoto, Japan; sold to Dean on July 19, 1905, for 1200 yen]; Bashford Dean, New York (1905–14; his gift to MMA).
Dean, Bashford. "A Specimen of Early Japanese Armor." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (January 1908), pp. 13–14, ill.
Dean, Bashford. Notes on Arms and Armor. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1916. pp. 21–22, ill.
Yamagami, Hachiro. Nippon Katchū no Shin Kenkyū (Modern Study of Japanese Armor). Vol. II. Tokyo, 1928. p. 71, pl. 25.
Okada, Yuzuru, and Tōkyō Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan. Pageant of Japanese Art: Ceramics and Metalwork from 551 (pre-Buddhist) to 1868 (Edo period). Vol. 4. Tokyo: Tōto Bunka, December 1952. pp. 53–54, 80, 90, pl. 44, ill. a similar o-yoroi example cited.
Grancsay, Stephen V. "The New Galleries of Oriental Arms and Armor." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (May 1958), pp. 254–256, ill.
Grancsay, Stephen V. "The Japanese Armor Gallery in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Connoisseur (September 1961), opp. p. 12, ill.
Hakuseki, Arai, and H. Russell Robinson. The Armour Book in Honcho-Gunkiko, edited by H. Russell Robinson. London: Holland Press, 1964. opp. p. 25, pl. IV a, b, d.
Vianello, Gianni. Armi in Oriente. 1st ed. ed. Milan: Fratelli Fabbri Editori, 1966. pp. 107, 110, pl. 51.
Barnhart, Richard M. Asia, edited by John P. O'Neill. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987. pp. 32–33, no. 12, ill.
Nickel, Helmut. "Arms and Armor from the Permanent Collection." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (Summer, 1991), pp. 56–57, 64, ill.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Thomas P. Campbell. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. p. 159, ill.
Pyhrr, Stuart W. "Of Arms and Men: Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan, 1912–2012." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (Summer 2012), p. 12, fig. 14.