Japanese Katsuobushi Shaving Tool Vtg Plane Kanna Wood Box With A Drawer JK456
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Japanese Katsuobushi Shaving Tool (plane)
A katsuobushi shaving tool for shaving hard and dry bonito sticks to make flakes. When the upper blade (plane) is used to shave the bonito sticks, the shaved flakes fit in the box. Until the 1960s, it was used in many ordinary households in Japan, but it disappeared as packaged products began to be sold.
Japanese wooden katsuobushi shaving tool with lid
To make bonito flakes, Katsuobushi
Blade (Kanna) box with a drawer (removable kanna and drawer)
Black sticker: High glade Katsuobshi tool, Odawara, KIyosada
Item weight: 823 grams
Packed weight: 1323 grams
Approx. 25.8 cm long x 10.2 cm wide x 11 cm tall (blade 5.5cm wide)
Good condition considering its age. Slightly rusty blade. Scratches inside the box. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos carefully.
Acquired at an estate sale of an old Japanese family in Nagoya, Japan
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