Japanese Shikishi Art Board Vtg Chigiri Takehebi Bamboo Snake Toy Green A623
Japanese Shikishi Art Board Vtg Chigiri Takehebi Bamboo Snake Toy Green A623
Japanese Shikishi Art Board Vtg Chigiri Takehebi Bamboo Snake Toy Green A623
Japanese Shikishi Art Board Vtg Chigiri Takehebi Bamboo Snake Toy Green A623
Japanese Shikishi Art Board Vtg Chigiri Takehebi Bamboo Snake Toy Green A623
Japanese Shikishi Art Board Vtg Chigiri Takehebi Bamboo Snake Toy Green A623

Japanese Shikishi Art Board Vtg Chigiri Takehebi Bamboo Snake Toy Green A623

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Japanese Shikishi Art Board Painting

This is a Japanese shikishi art board representing an articulated bamboo snake toy. This shikishi is a collage made of small pieces of paper, including washi paper. It is green, red, black, gold and silver.

There are three basic types of shikishi paper—calligraphy (poem, haiku) only, calligraphy with pictures, and pictures only. Since the Heian period, people have been writing waka and haiku on Shikishi paper (various sizes), but in the Meiji period, they started using paper of the current size. In the current day, shikishi paper/boards are used for autographs of celebrities and also commemorative messages to friends, coworkers, and classmates.

  • Cardstock paper
  • C1970
  • Item weight: 62 grams
  • Packed weight: 262 grams
  • Approx. 24 cm wide × 27 cm tall
  • Good condition considering age. Some marks and dents. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos. 
  • This piece was purchased at the famous Osu Antique Market in Nagoya, Japan

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About Us: We are Dan and Maiko. Since moving to Japan in 2001, we have gained a vast knowledge of Japanese antiques and vintage items and we are happy to bring you many beautiful items from Japan. If you have any questions don't hesitate to get in touch with us.

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