Encircled Bit, Bar, and Apricot Leaves

CategoriesEnclosure: Ring (Plain, Around Multiple), Geometric: Bars (One, Thin), Plant: Apricot Leaf, Object: Bit, Arrangement: Between, Arrangement: In Pale (Different), Character: Other
NotesThe enclosed characters are 松平, Matsudaira, a notable samurai family.

The shape between them is unusual; one source gives it as a horse's bit.

SourcesKenmon Shokamon (見聞諸家紋; “Various Observed Family Crests”). 1467–1470. http://dl.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/2533035. pg. 28.
17944759”. Pixta.
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