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53 A RARE GROUP OF SEVEN YA (ARROWS) Bamboo shafts with feathers and steel arrow heads Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868) Each arrow head with a bamboo shaft, three of them with applied lacquer, and feather flights. The arrowheads of varying shapes and sizes and made of steel. LENGTH approximately 89 – 97 cm Provenance: Czech private collection Condition: Generally, in good condition with minor wear to the shafts and blemishes to the arrow heads. Two arrows with losses to feathers. Estimate EUR 800,Starting price EUR 400,-

54 AN INDOOR LADIES ARCHERY SET Japan, around 1800. This rare indoor archery set for noble ladies consists of a ‘sparrows’ bow (suzume koyumi) with three sections, all of which bear neatly incised signatures, and a handle covered with shark skin. Coming with its matching box with two drawers, one of which is holding the twelve original arrows made of bamboo, this is a fine amusement set from Edo period nobility. (14) LENGTH 28 cm (one arrow) 82 cm (the bow) 33 x 10 x 11 cm (the box) WEIGHT 514.4 grams (the complete set) Provenance: Hungarian private collection. Condition: Good condition with some wear and very minor traces of use and losses. Estimate EUR 1.500,Starting price EUR 750,-

Japanese ladies entertaining themselves with indoor archery, Edo period

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