Busman's Holiday Antiques
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1426639
Busman's Holiday Antiques
$225.00
A well made Keyaki wood sumitsubo. Used by carpenters to efficiently mark straight lines by snapping a silk string saturated with ink. The utilitarian purpose enhanced by the folk art attention to detail of this implement held symbolic of the trade. Meiji period. Good condition. Length, 8 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1426486
Busman's Holiday Antiques
$285.00
A nicely decorative Japanese burl Zelkova wood 'tobakobon' (smoking furnishing). Fitted with bamboo pipe holder, copper ash holder, and Zelkova shelf. Two handles of rosewood and sandalwood. Hardwood trim along the top with slight difference in wood shrinkage evident on one corner (easily remedied by a good restorer). Good condition with expected wear and evidence of use. 19th century. Height, 8 1/4 inches. Sides, 10 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches.