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#2754 WOOD MOUNTED JINDAIKO – Winter Japanese art

Japanese antiques art

From kyoto japan


Late 18th/ Early 19th Century


The body of this ‘jindaiko’ (war drum) is carved from a single piece of ‘keyaki’ (zelkova) and hollowed out. Then mounted both ends with horse leather, stretched and secured with large standing rivets and decorated with lacquer and gold leaf.


Published: Edo no Samurai Goods Collection by Ideno Masanobu

Ribun Shuppan Kaisha 1998.


Jindaiko played a large part not just on battlefields and military maneuvers but also for hunting during the more peaceful Edo period.

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