Sea otter

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(box body)
(storage part)
Material shiuri cherry, walnut, maple, etc.
Contrary to the cute appearance, the mechanism is very elaborate. Speakingof a sea otter, we recall the lovely figure who breaks a shellfish. Thefigure and the habits right became this work. At first, maybe you will wantto touch the shellfish, unintentionally. But, the sea otter itself mustbreak the shellfish. To realize it, you will come through some hardships. When the sea otterbreaks the shellfish well, you will find the next devise to open the drawer.
This work was produced by Karakuri Creation Group’s craftsmen, from a selected idea of “3rd Karakuri Puzzle Idea Contest”.

Original idea by Yukiko Matsumoto
Hand-crafted by Hiroshi Iwahara (Karakuri Creation Group)

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