Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art


A small lump of metal of a known mass, used when balancing scales to weigh something.

Fundou §

Found in Japanese armory where it is said to represent the weights used by money changers. Similar weights were also used to measure silk and other material.

Default orientation: notches in fess. No proper coloration.

Source: O-umajirushi. Artist: Kyūan. (Mon of Horio Tadaharu.) Adapted by Séamus Uí Chonchobhair.

Balance Weight §

Default orientation: hole to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Stemmario Trivulziano. Artist: Gian Antonio da Tradate. (Arms of de Ponzio, page 274.)