A Massive Kettle Hook (Jizai-kagi)
A Massive Kettle Hook (Jizai-kagi)

EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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A Massive Kettle Hook (Jizai-kagi)
Early 20th century
Carved from a single block, polished to a fine sheen with extensive wood grain
24¼in. (53.8cm.) high

Lot Essay

An assemblage consisting of a vertical wooden support and hook was used to suspend cooking vessels from a rafter over the floor hearth in a traditional farm house.
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