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Antique Japanese hand carved wooden hook Jizai Kagi

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Antique Japanese hand carved wooden hook Jizai Kagi
This old Japanese hook would have been suspended over the hearth and used to hang cooking pots over the fire. Obviously carved by the original owner/user, this pothook or jizai kagi is heavily grooved from many years of use. The attached rope is probably a replacement to the original rope. It has been knotted into place for some years and I decided not to attempt to remove it.

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