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Japanese Wood Giboshi Bridge Ornamentation, Pair, 27"

Japanese Wood Giboshi Bridge Ornamentation, Pair, 27"


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Wood: Pre 1960: Item # 1140879

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Each giboshi is carved from one piece of wood. This style bridge ornamentation is often found in Japanese gardens or temples. As well as being ornamental in the shape of a bulbous flower or onion, it is also a corner anchor for rails. They are well weathered, each post has splits and pitting/loss of wood to the tip/tops of the bulbs. Each post is slightly different in dimension from the other. Each post has 2 sockets to hold rails and a third socket that is not cut through. Age unknown, but estimating they are mid century or earlier Unpacked the pair weigh 34 pounds.

Taller Post: 27"H, 6" Base Diameter, 12 1/2" From Base to First Set Rings, 5" From Base to Bottom Rail Circle
Shorter Post: 26 3/4"H, 6 1/2" Base Diameter, 12" From Base to First Set Rings, 4 1/2" From Base to Bottom Rail Circle


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