Partial Wheel

Kanji源氏車地紙 / 生駒源氏車
TransliterationGenji guruma jigami / Ikoma Genji guruma
TranslationGenji cart wheel fan paper / Ikoma Genji cart wheel
OwnerIkoma Chikamasa
CategoriesWheel, Color: Blue on Yellow
NotesUsed by Ikoma Chikamasa when fighting in Japan's invasions of Korea. This portion of a cart wheel may be chosen to resemble the paper of a folding fan, or it may just be a cart wheel variant. (The Ikoma family later used a half cart wheel as a mon.)
SourcesTurnbull, Stephen. Samurai Heraldry. Osprey Publishing, 2002. pp. E7, 60.
An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Japanese Family Crests. Graphic-sha, 2001. pg. 164 fig. 16.
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