Black lacquered yazutsu 矢筒 (quiver) complete with 5 bamboo arrows

Price:  400,00

Black lacquered yazutsu 矢筒 (quiver) complete with 5 bamboo arrows set with goose feathers. The quiver is completely covered by a black lacquered plaited mesh with a subtle swirling pattern. The removable lid can be fastened by a dark purple silk strings ending in tassels.

Period: Japan – Meiji period (1868-1912).

The average length of the arrows is around 92 cm.
The arrow holder, including the lid is approx. 93.5 cm long, and has a diameter of 7.0 cm.

The quiver is in a very good original unrestored condition with some traces of wear conform age. All the arrows with a metal point. Feathers of 2 arrows worn. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.

The Yazutsu, literally meaning “Arrow Barrel” in Japanese, serves as an arrow quiver in Kyūdō, the traditional Japanese art of archery that utilizes the Yumi, or Japanese longbow. Given the length of Kyūdō ya (arrows), the Yazutsu is notably longer than quivers used in other archery traditions. Typically, in Kyūdō practice, the Yazutsu is used primarily for transporting arrows to the dōjō.

The sale, purchase and possession of arms are subject to national laws and regulations. Please ensure that you are familiar with the laws and regulations of your country before you purchase. The sale of weapons to persons under the age of 18 is prohibited. By purchasing, you declare that you are 18 years of age or older and that you have verified that you are allowed to legally buy such items in your country.

Ref. No. : C2646

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