The mon (family crest) of Uesugi Kenshin "The Tiger of Echigo" Uesugi Kenshin was the fourth son of Nagao Tamekage and was originally known as Kagetora. Uesugi Kenshin gained control of most of Ecigo by 1551 then ran into Takeda Shingen, this began the legendary rivalry between the Uesugi and Takeda clans. Uesugi is remembered as one of the great daimyo of the Sengoku era and his fighting qualities are exemplary. Uesugi inflicted one of Oda Nobunaga's few defeats at the night battle of Tedorigawa and also blunted Takeda Shingen's plans for northward expansion. Uesugi Kenshin died one night in his lavatory of a seizure, but the timing of his death was so fortuitous for Nobunaga that some believe his death was the work of ninja.
Almost all mon can be found to be used by many different samurai throughout the centuries.
.5 Inch ash wooden cube with the mon of the Uesugi family in place of the 6 on the die.