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Rice cake mold, kashigata, old man Jo, cherrywood, Japan, 20th c.

Rice cake mold, kashigata, old man Jo, cherrywood, Japan, 20th c.


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Folk Art: Pre 1970: Item # 1189371

Please refer to our stock # 10687 when inquiring.
  
$ 55

Mold for making rice flour cakes (uchigashi) in the shape of a mask of the old man Jo from the island Takasago. Two parts. Wood. Inscription in black ink on the short side: ..ro (old man).
H 1-¾ x L 7-1/8 x W 4-7/8 inches.
Very good condition, some traces of usage, metal device on bottom section for hanging on wall.

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