Wooden adjustable fish-shaped lock (‘yokogi’) of pothook (‘jizaikagi’) for the traditional Japanese hearth (‘irori’), as a primitive mingei folk art piece, 19th – early 20th century. Fatty and smooth lovely shape of black-fumigated fish matured by the everyday life of local people in Yamagata area in Tohoku region. approx. L 30cm (11.81in)
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