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Enjoy dressing 1.8L Sake bottles with authentic Samurai armors

"Tiger of Kai Province" who led the most powerful cavalry of the Sengoku Period with his "Wind, Forest, Fire, Mountain" banner

Shingen Takeda was a warlord of Kai Province (present-day Yamanashi Prefecture). His "Undefeatable Takeda Cavalry" was said to be the best in the Sengoku period. When Shingen was young he banished his father who was violent from his territory, and he also took control of the clan and had a great influence on others. He was believed to be best suited to take control of the whole country. He was also the man who Nobunaga Oda feared most. He had many capable retainers, especially his "Twenty-Four Generals of Shingen Takeda" who were the elite warlords that worked as aides to Shingen and were closely united. Shingen never had his own castle and placed value on people. He used to say, "The people are your moat, your stone walls, and your castle." His battle strategy "Fu-rin-ka-zan" ("Wind-Forest-Fire-Mountain" was successful mostly due to his having the most powerful cavalry in Japan.

ZIPANG has made a detailed miniature of the armor worn by the legendary Shingen Takeda, called "Bottle Armor."This fine piece of work features the characteristic long white hair on the Kabuto helmet, elaborate "Shishigami-maedate" front decoration, and Takedabishi crest of the Takeda clan. These details represent Takeda Shingen who is known as one of the best warlords in Japanese history. You can enjoy your favorite sake while remembering the heroic stories of men who fought during the Sengoku period.

Japanese food has been attracting attention as "Washoku," or traditional Japanese cuisine was recently added to the UNESCO world intangible heritage list. Our product blends two different internationally-respected “Made in Japan” items which are traditional Japanese armor and sake. This reasonably priced, small beautiful armor is perfect as a gift not only for Tango no Sekku (Children's Day) but also for congratulating on the birth of a baby or on a marriage, or for praying for prosperity. We strive to make replica armor that can be gifted for various life events.

How to assemble BOTTLE ARMOR

Easy 6 steps with instruction imagees.

Product Details

Selling Agency Japan


  • Materials: Aluminium, antimony, rayon
  • Dimensions: Package: 240 x 180 x 320 mm (9.4 x 7.1 x 12.6 in) / Assembled: 240 × 180 × 560mm (9.4 x 7.1 x 21.8 in)
  • Weight: 750g (26.5 oz)

All the products handling in ALEXCIOUS are the genuine products from the original makers.

Customer Reviews

  • BOTTLE ARMOR in the living room.

    By James
    Age: 30s
    Country: United States
    I love samurai doll and enjoy drinking Japanese sake.

[Shingen Takeda] BOTTLE ARMOR - bottle holder

SKU: Z001-2391-01

Samurai Collection

¥ 149,343
Approx. USD 1,176.83

Shipping Fee

¥ 5,900
(Approx. USD 46.49)
Gift wrapping available

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Delivery and Wrapping

Shipping Method Delivery within Japan: Sagawa Express, Delivery Overseas: Express Mail Service (EMS) via the Japan Post Service
Shipping Fee
¥ 1,100
Estimated Delivery Date
Domestic delivery usually takes 1-3 days after the order is shipped.
For international delivery, delivery time can be estimated based on that of EMS (International Express Mail Service) once the order is shipped.Check the delivery time here.
Ship from Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
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Insurance Included
Wrapping Message card (+ 110JPY / texts can be personalized) and gift wrapping (+ 550JPY) options are available. (Gift wrapping materials may be different from the image due to the size or shape of the product.)

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