26th Jun, 2024 11:00

Fine Antique Arms, Armour & Militaria

 
  Lot 4
 

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A JAPANESE CASED ARCHERY SET COMPRISING A PAIR OF BOWS DATED 1839, QUIVERS, EIGHT ASSOCIATED ARROWS, EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY

the bows with slightly curved long slender lacquered bodies, inscribed on the front and bound with numerous bands of rattan, later strings, and tooled and gilt leather caps; the quivers each with provision for fifteen arrows, recurved horn bodies pierced at the top, gilt leather outer cover, two groups of four associated arrows; the bows and quiver contained together in a matching leather case decorated with a design of black crosses and a mon on a gilt ground, on a modern display stand, 228.5 cm overall

The inscriptions on the front of the bows include the date, Tempo 10 (1839) I year (boar zodiacal year) and signature Haruna, probably for the maker.

Sold for £2,400


 

the bows with slightly curved long slender lacquered bodies, inscribed on the front and bound with numerous bands of rattan, later strings, and tooled and gilt leather caps; the quivers each with provision for fifteen arrows, recurved horn bodies pierced at the top, gilt leather outer cover, two groups of four associated arrows; the bows and quiver contained together in a matching leather case decorated with a design of black crosses and a mon on a gilt ground, on a modern display stand, 228.5 cm overall

The inscriptions on the front of the bows include the date, Tempo 10 (1839) I year (boar zodiacal year) and signature Haruna, probably for the maker.

Auction: Fine Antique Arms, Armour & Militaria, 26th Jun, 2024

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AUCTION DAY: 26TH JUNE 2024, AT 11:00am

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