An ancient japanese bow lacquer without signature
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This bow is from the Edo period in lacquer for use in war or for hunting by samurai caste.This bow is a namisun (217 cm ) , it presents some cracking of the lacquer due to its antiquity.
It must be of type gohonhigo :
This bow is covered with red and black lacquer.
The shape is weak due to the age of this bow and is a nishoto (二所籐)
Accessory associated with this bow :
The bows are kept away from direct sunlight in a dry place to prevent them from being altered. A correct curvature is considered as a usable bow for the practice of kyudo. If you want more information on going to see our section archery.
|materials||bamboo , black and red lacquer|
|era||edo period 1603-1867|