Tokugawa Antiques Japanese buddhist butsudan

Japanese Bamboo  & Wood Stand

Japanese Bamboo & Wood Stand

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Folk Art: Pre 1950: Item # 1185271

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Tokugawa Antiques
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P.O. Box 299
Astoria, OR 97103

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This stand, a Kekkai, is used as a barrier to separate one area from another. Examples, as given in the website "Wiktionary", are: in Buddhism to restrict access to various areas, in the tea ceremony to separate tatami areas and in a merchant's shop to be the barrier between the register and the bookkeeping area. The stand is made from repurposed wood, possibly an old shop sign or from a water wheel with the frame and feet constructed of bamboo. The bamboo is split on the top back rung. The wood is rough and jagged from years of use.

Length: 29 1/2" (74.9cm)
Depth: of Feet: 6 3/4" (17cm)
Height: 11 1/2" (29cm)

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