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30.Family crest of Takenaka Hambee

9 bamboo leaves

 

竹中半兵衛(重治)の家紋

  

 
9 leaves of bamboo are drawn inside a circle. Bamboo is a symbol of vitality & strength.
 

What is  bamboo in Japan?

  • Bamboo leaves don’t wither nor fall down during winter – they are always green & sturdy regardless of the seasons. Once bamboo shoots emerge from the ground, they will grow fast & straight up and become bamboo trees quickly.
  • This is why bamboos are regarded as a symbol of vitality & strength.

 

Castle's name that stamp this family crest

Takekurabe castle(Shiga)

List of Japanese Sengoku-busho's family crest