Object Title

Throwing star (shuriken)

Throwing star (shuriken)

Date

1900-1999

Object Number

XXVIM.24

Provenance

Police Amnesty 1988.

Physical Description

The surface of the star is plated a silvery colour. It has eight triangular points and has the front surface stamped with characters on each point, their meaning being stamped in English on the central disc. These read Power, Leader, Kung fu, Karate, Strength, Tiger, Prosperity and Kendo and are filled with green paint.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The diameter is 84 mm. Weight: The weight of the star is 0.036 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped Taiwan on the back.

Associations

Places Taiwan