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Japanese Antique Yumi  and Arrow Case
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Japanese Antique Yumi and Arrow Case

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1920: Item # 1283651
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Antique Japanese Lacquer arrow (ya) case. Mounted archery was the primary and most respected mode of Japanese warfare until the introduction of firearms in the 16th century. As a reflection of this, archery equipment was beautifully crafted of formed bamboo, lacquer work, and leather strapping. Decoration of blooming cherry blossoms "sakura fabuki" accented in gold lacquer.

Edo Age (Circa 1850's)

Size: 40 1/2" Long X 5 1/4" Wide X 5" High