Chinese cabbage okimono

Okimono of a Chinese cabbage made in woodbox. The texture and veins have been delicately detailed.
Native from China, it is an herbaceous plant of the Brassicaceae family. It is eaten in many ways in Asia: in soup, in salads, stir-fried, in ravioli of filled patties.

Japon – Meiji era (1868-1912)
Height: 2.4 in. (6.5 cm) – Diameter : 1.6 in. (4.5 cm)