Antique Japanese Wooden Boat With A-frame Cover - Anonymous artist
Antique Japanese wooden boat with A-frame detachable cover. Based on the wood wear and aging, it appears that this boat model probably dates to Edo period, 16th.-18th. century. The boat was constructed without nails and the bindings was accomplished with special jute strings and intricate knots. The wood appears to be Hinoki (Japanese cypress), a wood very resistant to rot and light in weight. Length: 16.5" (42 cm.). Cover length: 9" (23 cm.). Height without cover: 5" (13 cm.). Additional digital photos available on request to the interested buyer. We ship by priority mail or Fedex and for our international clientele, we ship by priority mail international or Fedex. The buyer is responsible for the customs duty if any charged.