Product Information & Size Chart
Hoko ni Ryu Gunbai Kabuto Menuki - M075
This made in Japan Menuki features a Dragon, a Gunbai (military leader's fan), and a Kabuto (army helmet) on a halberd.
In Buddhism, the Dragon is the protector of the divine law. Dragons are sometimes seen as gods or very powerful beings able to bring various kinds of good and evil on earth (rain, thunder, etc.). The Dragon is one of the most popular mythical beasts and as such, is tied to an enormous number of myths and legends of all kinds. It's a symbol of great power, wisdom, and success that is said to bring strength, luck, fortune and is often associated with the sea.
Gunbai on the other hand were specialized fans used by samurai officers to commands their troops.
- Material: Blackened copper plated brass with gold gilding
Omote: 17 mm x 63 mm x 5 mm
Ura: 17 mm x 63 mm x 5 mm