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Japanese Edo Kites / Tonbi[m0004_kite-07]

Our Selling Price: JPY57,000
[Crafted-on-Demand] Delivery Wt.: 2470g

Who hasn't ever dreamed of flying through the air like a bird? This kite, an original work of art from the imagination of its craftsman, was born from that dream. Amazingly realistic, the kite is said to actually attract "tonbi" birds, on which its design is based. And why not? Serendipitously, the word "tonbi" translates into English as the bird named "kite." So this is technically a "kite kite"! HAND MADE IN JAPAN




The veteran kitemaker who crafts this work of art is Tetsuya Kishida.




Edo kites are "crafted-on-demand" item. Before ordering, please read the Shopping Guide and Terms & Conditions carefully. Placing an order means you agree to all terms as specified. 

General Information
Material:Washi paper, natural bamboo (frame)
Size:Width:1050mm x Height:450mm, Thickness:70mm
Production time:●Approx. 1 month
Cautionary Notes:● The kite is not intended for flying in strong winds. ● Avoid all contact with water. Do not fly the kite in rain or too close to a river, lake, or other body of water.
Other remarks:Flying line and reel are not included.
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The tonbi's face
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Meticulously calculated bamboo framework

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