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A Japanese Mingei Carved Keyaki Wood Sumitsubo

A Japanese Mingei Carved Keyaki Wood Sumitsubo


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Wood: Pre 1910: Item # 1426639
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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
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