Furuya-ishi (Furuya-rock) is a kind of viewing stone, found in around Furuya Wakayama Japan.
This Furuya-ishi has a custom-made wooden stand.
Measurements about : 7 3/4" (19.6cm) tall, including the stand.
It is in good condition.
Impressive Sandalwood carving rendering 15 Japanese Hina dolls made by Yoshimitsu. All are excellent in condition, no chips or cracks. come with an original signed wood box. authenticity guaranteed.
size: H 6cm - 8cm, W 6cm - 8.5cm
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