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# 1411 Large wooden Daruma mold, 14.5"h. C.1920 . . . $375

#1411 Large wooden daruma mold, keyaki wood, for paper mache figures, old red lacquer finish, C.1920, Japanese mingei art for interior design

#1411  Large wooden daruma mold, used to fashion the ubiquitous paper mache figures with their wide-eyed enthusiasm for the future. Great example of Japanese mingei (folk art). Made of keyaki wood or very heavy, dense cypress (difficult to discern due to heavy pigment covering.) Worn from years of service, wood checking on back, but very solid. 14.5"h x 13"w x 12"d. Bottom carved out; no rotted or soft areas.  C.1920 . . . $375

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