Posted by: softypapa | December 25, 2007

Large Old Japanese Wooden Mallet – Showa Period Kizuchi

Large Old Japanese Wooden Mallet Showa Period Kizuchi Japan Tokaido Softypapa

Large Old Japanese Wooden Mallet Showa Period Kizuchi Japan Tokaido Softypapa

Large Old Japanese Wooden Mallet Showa Period Kizuchi Japan Tokaido Softypapa

Large Old Japanese Wooden Mallet Showa Period Kizuchi Japan Tokaido Softypapa 

Description

Old solid wood Japanese mallet (kizuchi).  This very large (and very heavy!) mallet is made of an even grained wood and is in poor shape with cracks, chips as well as many marks as evidence of past use.  This mallet dates from the mid Japanese Showa period (1926-1989) or before and was acquired in the historic city of Shizuoka, Japan near the foot of Mt. Fuji.

Size:
Length (from tip of handle to top of mallet head): 10.5 inches (27.0 centimeters)
Width of mallet head (end-to-end): 5.9 inches (15.0 centimeters)
Diameter of mallet head: 4.9 inches (12.5 centimeters)
Weight: 2.5 pounds (1126 grams)

Important Note:
Please be sure to note the shipping cost for this heavy item.  Shipment is via international Express Mail Service (EMS) which included a tracking number and insurance.  We make no profit from shipping, and any shipping savings which may be realized will be promptly refunded to the customer.


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item code: R2S7-0003652
category code: (oldtool)
ship code: G6

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