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Shop sign for medicine, Japan, Meiji period

Shop sign for medicine, Japan, Meiji period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Folk Art: Pre 1920: Item # 367495

Please refer to our stock # 10243 when inquiring.
  
$ 350

Kanban with identical inscription on both sides: goko (five scents), a general, government licensed medication against all kinds of ailments. Middle brown wood with carved inscription, painted brown, gold and red. Forged iron handle on top.
Height with handle 22 5/8 in. (58.2 cm), without handle 21 in. (53.9 cm), width 7 in. (18 cm).
Some of the colors chipped out of the grooves, partly repainted and chipping again, some minor, short cracks and chips around the handle. Generally very good condition, very stable hanging condition.