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Rare miniature Japanese time globe, paper mache sphere with writing in Japanese and a hood simulating darkness, on a brass axis attached to a time dial, presumably showing the progression of time as the globe spins on its axis. On a cast iron rectangular base with four bracket feet. Tag on base reads Maekawa Factory with raised Japanese character writing. 6"h x 5" w x 3" d. Japanese, probably early 20th century. Condition: Globe in good condition with minor losses and some fading, significant losses to paper on the time dial, some light scattered rust to time dial hand and base.