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Rice cake mold, kashigata, wood, Japan, 20th c.

Rice cake mold, kashigata, wood, Japan, 20th c.


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Folk Art: Pre 1940: Item # 1189271

Please refer to our stock # 10685 when inquiring.
  
$ 60

Mold for making rice flour cakes (uchigashi) in the shape of a lotus leaf and a lotus bud. Two parts. Soft wood, worn by usage. Ink markings on short side.
H 1-½ x L 6-5/8 x W 3-5/8 inches.
Edges somewhat worn from usage, but carving still fairly sharp, some insect damage mainly on the outside, metal device on bottom section for hanging on wall.