An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and extendable neck
An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and extendable neck
An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and extendable neck
An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and extendable neck
An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and extendable neck

An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and extendable neck

c. 1890 Japan

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An unusual Japanese carved wood Kobe toy, in the form a Bakemono (a kind of Japanese shape-shifting goblin) with a long nose and extending neck.

Kobe toy is the name given to mechanical wooden toys made in the harbour of Kobe to sell to tourists and native Kobekko people.
good, in working order
Dimensions
Height 11.00 cm (4.33 inches)
Width 6.00 cm (2.36 inches)
Depth 8.00 cm (3.15 inches)
Stock Code
1k1
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Kevin Page Oriental Art Ltd

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