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Antique Japanese hand carved wooden hook Jizai Kagi

Antique Japanese hand carved wooden hook Jizai Kagi


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Folk Art: Pre 1920: Item # 1330617

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This old Japanese hook would have been suspended over the hearth and used to hang cooking pots over the fire. Obviously used by a rural farm family, this pothook or jizai kagi would have been hung by a rope above the fireplace, and the hook has been "firepolished" from years of use.