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Bamboo Ornament - Artifacts

Bamboo Ornament in shape crescent moon and rabbit pounding mochi (September moon viewing) Cut bamboo base with bamboo crescent moon on left and mochi (rice cake) kine pestle and vessel (usually made from tree trunk or stone) and rabbit on right standing on its hind legs and two front paws extending toward vessel, painted red eyes, nose and ears. Inside crescent moon gold, blue and black label "Chiba Prefecture recommended souvenir". On the bottom of base "Koen chiku gei" (store name, bamboo craft) stamped in purple. One ear is broken near the head.
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