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Japanese Usu and Kine for Mochitsuki


A 19th century Japanese keyaki (elm) wood mortar (usu) and pounder (kine) for pounding rice into mochi for New Year festivals.

Pagoda Red Collection #: GDD001

Keywords: Japan, Japanese


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    H 19 in. x Dm 20.5 in.

    H 48.26 cm x Dm 52.07 cm

  • Diameter
    20.5 in. (52.07 cm)
  • Seller location
    Chicago, IL
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