ANTIQUE JAPANESE CARVED WOOD KOBE TOY OF TWO PEOPLE IN A CARRIAGE
Height: 3½ inches / 8.9 cm
Width: 4½ inches / 11.4 cm
Depth: 2 inches / 5.1 cm
Stock number: AF7467/217
A very interesting Japanese carved wooden kobe toy of a two people, both of whom have their tongues sticking out, sitting in a four- wheeled carriage, which when rolled along raises the two heads on extended necks, whilst both right arms rise and fall.
Kobe toy is the name given to mechanical wooden toys made in the harbour of Kobe to sell to tourists and native Kobekko people.