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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101242 (stock #NC-17)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) kanji characters "Daiou" (Great) motif; Japan, early 20th C. 2-piece Paddle-type mold to make 5 sweets. L.16.75"(42.5cm) x W.2.375"(6cm) x H.1"(2.5cm.) "Daiou" could be symbolic of any type of "greatness," but was most likely a reference to the country during the Japanese Imperial era. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101240 (stock #NC-22)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Ninjin (carrot) motif; Japan, early 20th C. Paddle-type mold with handle. L.12.375"(31.5cm) x W.3.25"(8cm) x H.1.25"(3cm.) Name of confectionery "Shirokiya" on side. Condition Note: minor insect damage to back of paddle. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1101228 (stock #NC-23)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Warabi (fiddlehead fern) motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.5.875"(15cm) x W.3"(7.5cm) x H.1"(2.25cm.) Condition Note: No top cover, bottom piece only. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia. In Europe; countries such as Germany, Holland, and England have a rich history of cake mold production...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1100846 (stock #NC-11)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Cherry Leaves motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.8.5"(21cm) x W.5.0"(12.75cm) x H.1.5"(4cm.) As a symbol of spring, the cherry is often depicted in blossoms. But in this case it is the leaves that are featured. There are actually sweets that are wrapped in cherry leaves. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1100845 (stock #NC-14)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Kiku (chrysanthemum) motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.5.875"(15cm) x W.3.0"(7.5cm) x H.1.75"(4.5cm.) The chrysanthemum is a symbol of late fall and was also a popular motif for celebratory occasions. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia. In Europe; countries such as Germany, Holland, and England have a rich history of cake mold production...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1048027 (stock #NC-10)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold) with a dynamic image of a minogame (mino = "straw rain cape," kame/game = "turtle/tortoise.") Early 20th C., Japan. L.13"(33cm) x W.5"(12.5cm) x H.1.125"(2.75cm,) 1 piece paddle type mold. Some minor insect damage to back of mold (see enlargements 4 & 5.) The tortoise is a symbol of long life in Japan, and in Asia in general...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1047854 (stock #NC-7)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Take (bamboo) motif, Japan, early 20th C. L.7.375"(18.5cm) x W.4.375") x H.1.375"(3.5cm.) This mold features a bamboo stalk with two groupings of leaves, and the sweetmaker has written "sa-sa-ba" (bamboo leaves) on the side of the mold. Bamboo's resilient nature makes it a symbol of resilience in hard times and was a traditional symbol used for many celebratory occasions, such as births and weddings...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1047568 (stock #NC-5)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Biwa (loquat fruit, Eriobotrya Japonica) motif, Japan, early 20th C. L.8.125"(20.5cm) x W.4.374"(11cm) x H.1.5"(4cm.) The image on this mold shows a bunch of loquat fruit, known as "biwa" in Japanese. Biwa are indegenous to SE China, and the Japanese name may refer to the oblong shape of mature fruit that resembles the shape of the musical instrument, lute (also "biwa" in Japanese.) In olden days, a type of cough medication was made from the syrup of the fruit...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1047563 (stock #NC-4)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Momiji (Japanese Maple) motif. Japan, early 20th C...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1047561 (stock #NC-3)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Hi No De Tsuru (Rising Sun Crane) motif. Japan, early 20th C. L.7.0"(18cm) x W.3.75"(9.5cm) x H.1.625"(4cm). The Crane symbolizes long life, as does the Tortoise, in many Asian cultures. In Japan, it was a popular traditional motif for celebratory events such as weddings, New Year's, and birth. This particular example shows the rising sun, a symbol of Japan, behind the crane. The sweetmaker has written "Hi No De Tsuru (Rising Sun Crane)" on the side of the sweet mo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1047557 (stock #NC-2)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Matsu (pine) motif; Japan, early 20th C. L.8.5"(21cm) x W.4.0"(10cm) x H.1.75"(4.5cm.) The pine symbolizes "evergreen" and was a popular motif for celebratory occasions such as weddings and New Year's. It is one of the "Three Friends of Winter," which also includes plum and bamboo. Sweet molds, “kashigata,” have been a part of confectionary culture around the world. Well-known examples in Asia come from Japan, China, Korea, and Indonesia. In Europe; countri...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #765723 (stock #K-55)
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Takatsuki; footed tray. Wood with black lacquer, ca. 1900. H.1.75"(4.5cm) x Dia.6"(15cm). Such trays were used for food service or offerings. Suitable for a sweets dish in tea ceremony. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #417957 (stock #K-28)
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Japanese Candle Stand, shokudai, made of lacquered wood. H.43cm(17") x Base Diameter 10cm(4"). Mid-late 19th century.Will include 2 "warosoku" (Japanese tapered candles with hole in base.) ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #403404 (stock #15)
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This folk weaving loom for straw mats, ropes, and the like, was a common feature in rural Japanese homes. Made of heavy keyaki wood frame and base, this "mushirobata oriki" also has a roughly hewn top crosspiece with a natural curve. H. 131cm(51.5") x W. 147cm(58") x D.(base) 46cm(18"). Late Edo to Early Meiji Era....