#ACC240 BOX OF FORTY ‘YAJIRI’ (ARROW HEADS)
2nd Half of Edo Period
A five tiered fitted boxed set of forty ‘yajiri’ (arrow heads) of various shapes and styles including ‘hirane sakura sukashi’ (open filigree work with cherry blossom design), ‘kalimata’ (two pronged weapon) and ‘saba-o’ (mackerel tail styles) for hunting large game and dropping horses on the battle field. As well as ‘Ryuzetsu nari’ (dragon tongue) and three very rare ‘jumonji nari’ (cross shaped) arrow heads.
Papers from the Japan Arms and Armour Research and Preservation Society grade this set as ‘Koshu Tokubetsu Kitchou Shiryou’ which is the second highest of four possible grades of ranking.
Box measures approximately 37cm by 28cm by 19cm
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