Turtle Shell Complex

OwnerOta Ieharu
CategoriesPlant: Wood Sorrel, Enclosure: Turtle Shell, Arrangement: In Pale (Enclosed), Character: Number (Two), Character: Other
NotesInside the turtle shell enclosure, there are three distinct charges arranged vertically: wood sorrel, the character two, and the character moon. These last two probably refer to the second month, possibly commemorating a birth or other event.
SourcesAshikagake Bukan (足利家武鑑; “House Ashikaga Book of Heraldry”), Kinkadō (金花堂), 1822. p. 17.
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