Posted 17 days ago
This fan shaped nabeshiki (trivet) is 5.75" long on the two shorter sides, 6.5" long on the long side and 5.5" from the end of the handle to the middle of the fan. It is mold marked and came in its original box. I have not attempted to determine the maker, but guess it is probably 1950s-1960s based on the condition of the box. I am sure that it is Nanbu Tekki, though. I am not sure if it is new old stock or has just been stored in its box for years. The seller had two of them, so I suspect it is new old stock. I am not a huge fan (pun intended) of these fan shaped trivets but wanted one for my collection. This one came from Georgia! One of the last two kyusu I am buying came new (old stock) in the original box with a turtle themed fan trivet which I will post. My last two kyusu are coming from Japan and should be here in the next couple of weeks. My eyes are not happy at all so going to take a few days off from the computer but this arrived today, so I am doing a quick post.