This wooden egg is a stationery item as a clip catcher which is made in Yamanaka Japan. It looks like a bird nest when clips are close together. There is no bird for taking care of the egg but it maybe a egg which has a flash of inspiration.
There is a place “Yamanaka” with traditional craftsmanship of wood turning for Japanese lacquer ware. The technique of wood
turning is high level and precise. For making a egg, craftsman uses several tools for shaving.