Yumi – Black laquered japanese bow

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Yumi or antique black lacquered japanese bow with bamboo slats.

 

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Yumi or antique black lacquered japanese bow with bamboo slats.

The yumi is one of the favorite weapons of the samurai. It remained unchanged until the advent of gunpowder and guns in the sixteenth century.
It was used on foot behind a tedate (large mobile bamboo wall), but it could also be used on horseback.

Period
End of Edo

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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