Kuri Wood Ink Line

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Kuri Wood Ink Line

500.00

Item No. FA-0074 | $500

Lacquered kuri wood carpenter's ink line (sumitsubo) in distinctive shape.  Sumitsubo are used as a layout tool for Japanese woodworkers.
Sumitsubo are like the familiar carpenter's chalk line, but produce a much finer ink line, using cotton soaked in water and ink grains.   

Wood: Kuri (Japanese chestnut)
Dimensions: 7.5" x 3" x 1.5" (WxHxD)
Period: Meiji (1868-1912) 

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