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Yabusame are proficient with all simple and martial weapons, plus the katana, naginata, and wakizashi. They are also proficient with light and medium armor, but not with shields or heavy armor.

A pair of yumi (bows), a yazutsu (enclosed arrow-quiver) and an ebira (quiver) 19th century. The bows of black lacquer bound with red-lacquered rattan bands, 119.5cm (47in); the yazutsu of roiro, lacquered in gold hiramakie with mitsu-tomoe mon...

Yumi-dai (archery stand) comprising a wooden shaft with brass and tooled leather mounts, with two bows of black lacquer bound with red-lacquered rattan bands, the utsubo (quiver) of roiro, lacquered in gold hiramakie with mitsu-tomoe.

Yumi dai (archery stand) holding a utsubo style of quiver (yebira) and yumi (bow).

Yumi dai (archery stand) holding a utsubo style of quiver (yebira) and yumi (bow).

Kari-Ebira - Japanese quiver and arrows. Mid-19th century, Japan Kari ebira or black-lacquered quiver. It is adorned with a dragonfly and a maru ni ki no ji style mon from the the Aoki, Kimura and Takagi families. It is decorated with the hiramakie and takamakie techniques.  It comes with seven orange lacquered arrows fitted with war arrow heads.

Kari-Ebira - Japanese quiver and arrows. century, Japan Kari ebira or black-lacquered quiver. It is adorned with a dragonfly and a maru ni ki no ji style mon from the the Aoki, Kimura and Takagi families. It is decorated with the hiramakie.

umi Daï  Set of two bows, ten arrows, and two quivers made of embossed and gilt leather decorated with three different mons. All has probably belonged to the Date family of Uwajima. The three mons are those from the Ouchi family, the Date family of Sendai and the Date family of Uwajima.

umi Daï Set of two bows, ten arrows, and two quivers made of embossed and gilt leather decorated with three different mons. All has probably belonged to the Date family of Uwajima. The three mons are those from the Ouchi family, the Date family of Sendai and the Date family of Uwajima.