bird's foot bookends

Nambu Cast Iron

These substantial bookends can also be used to keep your cd collection in place.

Design by Tadahiro Baba.

4" tall: 10 cm
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Nambu Cast Iron was first made in the middle of the 17th century in Iwate, Northern Japan, an area rich with deposits. Is is said that a master from Kyoto was summoned by the lord to create an iron vessel for a tea ceremony, and thus began Nambu Cast Iron. It became exemplary of Japanese Traditional Craft, and is still popular today.