Scale, dragon’s

Dragon scale (probable SFPP at least)

Dragon scale (probable SFPP at least)

A dragon’s scale (ryurin) is a stylized charge from Japanese Mon, meant to represent a portion of a dragon’s armored skin.  It’s used in the Mon of Houjou [Hawley 57], but has not yet been dated to period.  Its point is to chief by default.

Otagiri Tatsuzo bears:  Sable, three ken blades and three dragon scales conjoined in annulo, points outward, within a bordure embattled argent.

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