KASHIGATA 2pc., SAZAE AND TRIO

KASHIGATA 2pc., SAZAE AND TRIO (Dealer: Jinta) – Wooden molds with detailed carving for making traditional Japanese confectionery called ‘Kashigata’, with such unique and auspicious motifs of ‘Sazae’ (Turban shell) and a trio of Fox, *Okame, and **Hyottoko. Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. Sazae: 18 x 10 x 4cm (7.08 x 3.93 x 1.57in), Trio: 20 x 6 x 2.5cm (7.87 x 2.36 x 0.98in)

*Okame – Iconic face of homely and cheery Japanese woman who brings many happiness
**Hyottoko – Origin of the name of ‘Hyottoko’ from the blowing-up face of ‘Hifuki-otoko’ (Guardian god of stove)

 

 

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