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Rice cake mold, oshimono, lotus flower, Japan, 20th c.

Rice cake mold, oshimono, lotus flower, Japan, 20th c.


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Folk Art: Pre 1940: Item # 1189270

Please refer to our stock # 10684 when inquiring.
  
$ 120

Mold for making rice flour cakes (uchigashi) in the shape of a lotus flower. Two parts. Cherry wood with beautiful patina. Maker’s stamp in the side Katayasu (or Keian).
H 1-5/8 x L 6-7/8 x W 3-7/8 inches.
Crack in top section, unprofessionally repaired with nail (old repair, while the mold was still in use), metal device for hanging on wall on bottom section.