An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and moving tonge
An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and moving tonge
An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and moving tonge
An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and moving tonge
An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and moving tonge

An unusual carved wood Japanese Kobe toy with a long nose and moving tonge

c. 1890 Japan

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An unusual Japanese carved wood Kobe toy in the form of a Bakemono (a kind of Japanese shape-shifting goblin) with a long nose and moving tongue, a second creature with a long neck sprouts from a basket on the Bakemono's belt.

Kobe toy is the name given to mechanical wooden toys made in the harbour of Kobe to sell to tourists and native Kobekko people.
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Dimensions
Height 11.00 cm (4.33 inches)
Width 6.00 cm (2.36 inches)
Depth 9.00 cm (3.54 inches)
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1k5
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