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27.Family crest of Shibata Katsuie

2 geese




2 migratory geese that look like ducks are drawn in this design. In East Asia, geese are believed to bring in good news since ancient time.

 What is geese?

  • Geese fly back to Japan when winter is near, which is part of the seasonal scenery.
  • They fly in a pack, forming a “V” shape together in the sky.

Castle's name that stamp this family crest

・Maruoka castle(Fukui)

List of Japanese Sengoku-busho's family crest