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Japanese Set of 12 Flat Head Piercing Arrows

Japanese Set of 12 Flat Head Piercing Arrows

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 1394227
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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Japanese set of 12 flathead piercing tip arrows. Polished, forged steel tips. Mounted on a circular presentation base. Ya used in war by the samurai had a variety of tips called yajiri or yanone; these arrowheads were forged using the same steel (tamahagane) and methods as traditional Japanese swords. There are many different kinds of arrowhead and they all have their own special name. Togari-ya is a simple pointed design.

Edo p. (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 7" x 2 1/2" x 13" Height