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Japanese Shop Sign "Kanban" for Footwear, Double-Sided, Keyaki Wood, Late Meiji



Japanese shop sign "Kanban" for Footwear, double-sided, Keyaki wood, Late Meiji. This wooden sign reads "Yorozu" meaning many different varieties of high grade foodwear. The name of the shop is Yano Shoten and their logo is a red circle with their initial "Ya" inside. The telephone number at the lower left of the piece reads "Telephone number 50", which pinpoints the age of the piece from the 1920s-1930s (late Meiji to early Taisho). The inscriptions are on both sides so it can be seen in both directions. Hand forged iron hanger.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 68.5 in. (173.99 cm)Width: 13.63 in. (34.63 cm)Depth: 1.25 in. (3.18 cm)
  • Style
    Meiji (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Point Richmond, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: SF1991stDibs: LU1778216131391

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    $175 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Point Richmond, CA
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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