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Keyaki wood fire hook hanger, jizaikagi, Japan 19th c

Keyaki wood fire hook hanger, jizaikagi, Japan 19th c


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Folk Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1288198

Please refer to our stock # 10015 when inquiring.
 $1,200.00 
Beautiful wooden jizai, or pothook hanger. This rather straight type is called Ebisu, after the shape of Ebisu’s hat. The hanger was suspended with a rope from a heavy beam, over the open hearth. From the hanger an adjustable hook was hung that held the kettle. Zelkova wood. 19th century.

H 11 x D 8 x W 5 3/8 inches.

Beautiful patina, some age cracks and slight traces of usage. Fine condition. Comes with iron base.