It is also spelled jutte. In Edo period Japan the jitte was a substitute for a badge and represented someone on official business and was carried by all levels of police officers. You can see it in Japanese historical play.I think it was made about 50-70 years ago. Length : 37 cm (14.6). Weight : 382 g (13.5 oz) Material : iron covered brass. Pole has chips as you can see last picture. North America Central America Middle East AU, NZ. We sell Japanese IKI items. IKI means cool, smartness, stylish, traditional. International Buyers - Please Note. The item "Jutte Jitte vintage Japanese traditional weapon iron pole Edo police brass #43" is in sale since Monday, July 27, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "tachi61-jp" and is located in Tokyo. This item can be shipped worldwide.