(as of Sep 30,2020 02:49:42 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.
About the Patterns: Chinese Guardian Lion with gold and silver inlay – The shiny gorgeous peony is at the front while the lion on the back looks as if he ready to attack. The Chinese Lion is created by the Sen Zogan (Wire Inlay) to create a three-dimensional effect, while the beautifully colored peony is done by Nuzome Zogan (Fabric Pattern Inlay), for producing a unique and distinct product.
PRODUCT INFO: Country: Takaoka city, Toyama pref, Japan – Grade: Imperial – Size: H24 * W18 cm (H9.45 * W7.09 inc) – Volume: 1.97 Liter – Weight: 1.6 kg / 3.52 lbs – Material: Body: Iron, Inlays: Real Gold and 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