Object Title

Throwing star (Shuriken)

Throwing star (Shuriken)

Date

1900-1999

Object Number

XXVIM.29

Provenance

Police Amnesty 1988.

Physical Description

The basic shape is that of a four pointed star having leaf shaped points and a square central hole. The surface is painted black. Stamped on the face id a dragon coiled around the hole the grooves filled with yellow. Each spike is also stamped with a charater in yellow.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The diameter is 116 mm. Weight: The weight of the object is 0.078 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped Taiwan on back

Associations

Places Taiwan