(as of Sep 30,2020 04:57:45 UTC – Details)
The standard shipping for this item is EMS (free shipping). Please make sure to select ‘Standard shipping’ when you order. *Please do NOT select ‘Expedited’. *This item is made hand so it may have a little difference in color and drape. It may take time (a few weeks) from your order to shipping. Your understanding is greatly appreciated.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a brand new arts and crafts item that was carefully created by a traditional Japanese artist. – This is not an antique product. – 100% made and crafted in Japan. – It is not a one of a kind only production.
Takaoka Iron Kettle: Takaoka Iron Kettles are iron kettles produced in Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture. The biggest feature of the Takaoka Iron Kettle is a unique technique known as “Wax Casting” which creates a beautiful background pattern. It’s history dates back to more than 400 years ago and its delicate yet dynamic technique has been passed on generation after generation by Takaoka craftsmen.
A smaller hexagon shaped iron kettle. The flat hexagon shape that drapes down to the hem creates an effect as if the paper was torn by hands. The five folded paper cranes are edged by delicate silver inlays, which emphasized the straight lines of paper folding. In Japan, folded paper cranes have special meanings of longevity and peace. This product is a masterpiece wishing a peace and health of users.
PRODUCT INFO: Country: Takaoka city, Toyama pref, Japan – Grade: Heritage – Size: H22 * W17.6 cm (H8.66 * W6.93 inc) – Volume: 1.3 Liter – Weight: 2.1 kg / 4.63 lbs – Material: Body: Iron, Inlays: Real silver leaf, Lid: Copper (Reddish Color Base), Handle: Iron (Forged) – Wooden Box: Comes with a note of authenticity, Box Weight: 1.5 kg / 3.3 lbs