> Question (to anyone who can answer): I saw on the AotS page pictures
> for a "muromachi zunari kabuto". I noticed the ventral plate was VERY
> wide, wider than most other 3-platers I've seen. Was that typical of
> pre-16th C kabuto, or was this particular kabuto an aberration?
I wouldn't call it an "aberration."
There was no set "standard" for the 3-plater, though most are along the "US Army
pot" shape. Some were taller, some were shorter, some were flatter, some even
had a ridge down the middle.