Daikoku Jizai Hook, Japan, Meiji Period

Massive jizai hook, Daikoku style. This impressive sculptural object most probably graced a farmer's farmhouse over an irori with an equally large pot or teapot. Made from keyaki wood (Japanese zelkova). Beautiful patina.

Wood, Meiji period antique.

Measures 14" x 4" x 17".  

 



Collections: Art Objects, FOLK ART, Mingei