FUTAGAMI BRASS BOOK END

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FUTAGAMI BRASS BOOK END

212.00

SOLID BRASS BOOKEND. HANDMADE BY OJI MASANORI. 

HEAVY IN WEIGHT TO STABLY HOLD BOOKS. THE BOTTOM IS LINED WITH PREMIUM FELT SO IT WON'T DAMAGE THE SURFACE. BOOKEND IS IHADA-FINISHED, A CRUDE CASTING SURFACE THAT GETS BETTER WITH AGE. THE BRASS GRADUALLY CHANGES ITS COLOUR OVER THE COURSE OF YEARS DUE TO OXIDIZATION AND BECOMES RICHER AND SUBTLER.  BOOKENDS HAVE THE SHAPE OF JAPANESE OLD-STYLE WEIGHTS WHICH WERE USED FOR SCALING SILK OR SILVER CURRENCY IN THE EDO PERIOD. 

PRICES IN $AUD. INCLUDES GST.

IN STOCK.

MADE IN JAPAN.

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