ZN1012 Antique Japanese Rice Measurer

Wooden rice measurer with metal strips, rim and reinforced bottom. Wood handles on both sides, stamped kanji on the side. Cedar (sugi) wood. A very attractive and useful utilitarian item. Much used these days for plants, and a designer garbage container. Meiji, early 20th century. Measures 15 1/4” diameter x 12 1/4” high.

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