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    Posted 6 months ago

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    This cast iron Japanese rabbit covered box is 3.5" long by 3.25" high x 3" wide and has a Japan/Mountain label. It weighs just under 1.5 lbs. I liked this because it is small, but substantial and has a very nice example of a label that I see on old faux bronze Japanese cast iron. I suspect it has survived in such nice condition as the bottom is a slightly concave.The seller also accepted a significantly lower offer than the asking price. Not sure if this falls into the "okimono class" of Japanese cast iron, but I suspect it does.

    I have not been able to identify which foundry uses this label. I am guessing that is it is probably nambu tekki. Made perhaps 1920s-1950s with a WWII gap in the middle of that.

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 6 months ago
      Kevin I just love your bronze rabbit box, great photo angles - its face is adorable!
    2. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 6 months ago
      Wonderful “old” bunny, looks to be sleeping with his ears down…
      Just looking at him gives off a calming effect…
    3. kwqd kwqd, 6 months ago
      Thanks for your comments, Jenni! It is a cutie, for sure!

      Thanks for your comments, Eileen! It is a very Zen bunny, I agree...

      Thanks for loving my cast iron bunny okimono aura, valentino97, FreshAir, Ben, Vynil33rpm, Eileen, Thomas, ho2cultcha, Jenni, BHIFOS, fortapache, blunderbuss2, dav2no1 and bobby725!
    4. kwqd kwqd, 6 months ago
      Thanks mikelv85!
    5. kwqd kwqd, 5 months ago
      Thanks Karen and tomflyer!

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