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What is it?
Rice Cake Mold
What is it made of?
Wood
Where is it from?
Japan
When was it made?
ca. 1940
Object ID
AB 845
Description

This wooden rectangular rice cake (probably onigiri) mold is in two parts and features three designs: a miniature pine tree, a sakura (cherry blossom), and a fan. One of the mold pieces has these shapes in the negative, with the other part in the positive (with a handle), like interlocking puzzle pieces. This mold was not for family household use, but rather for special rice cakes made at a bakery.

Credit
Purchased from Katagiri, NYC, 1941
AB 845 Rice Cake Mold