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Japanese Blacksmith Tongs and Woodcarver Gouge Chisel, Early 20th Century

$225per set


Antique Japanese Tools, a Blacksmith Tong Pincer and Woodcarver Gouge Chisel, both early 20th century. Most likely late Meiji Period. The tong or pincer is sculpturally pleasing to the eye and made out of forged iron in good condition with some oxidation and a couple of paint splatters. The chisel has a wooden body with a metal gouge, there is a crack in the wood on both sides of the metal gouge. Beautiful tools apparently handmade in a time when things were crafted by artisans and pieces cherished. Measurements: Pincer 16 inches long x 2 inches wide x 3/4 inches thick – Chisel 12 3/4 inches wide x 4 1/2 inches high x 3/4 inches thick.


  • Dimensions
    Height: .75 in. (1.91 cm)Width: 12.75 in. (32.39 cm)Depth: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Japonisme (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages. Please look at all images and read description.
  • Seller Location
    Miami, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU830122459082

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    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Miami, FL
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