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Sheep - brass SET of 3

NOUSAKU
$257

Overview

Name: Brass Sheep set of 3
No. 504020
Size: H53 W82 D60mm
Weight(with box): 308g (Without moss)
Design Yuriko Aoki / Keshiki Bonsai Shinajina
Material: Brass (60% copper, 40% zinc)

*This is set of 3 identical pieces.

***NOTICE***
Due to regulations on exporting/importing plants, we can not ship it with moss, so it will be ONLY the metalware alone in the box. Please acknowledge this before making purchase

Estimated delivery: For 10-14 days

Product code: 000504020
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Description

This container is a brass cast ware (by lost wax casting method,) a traditional craft in Takaoka City, Toyama prefecture, Japan. The item is designed as a bonsai container which uses moss bonsai to resemble a back of 5 sheeps. Enjoy the small art of bonsai.

[Maintenance / Cautions]
-Wipe the container with a soft cloth after watering or the color may change.
-To grow, moss must be moist at all times.
-Moss likes cool, moist and shady environment with indirect sunlight. Moss does not like much sun, heat, dry spells, or handling.
-Use a fine mist to water.
-When dried or leaving for days, wrap the pot and soil in plastic wrap to keep in moisture and humidity with indirect sunlight.
-Keep away from too much heat and humidity in that condition or moss may rot.
-Wipe the pot with a soft cloth.
-Frequent misting to keep moist (not soaking wet)will help keep them green & happy!
*Because it grows from spores, never throw away even if it dries and turns brown. It will grow again when the
conditions improve.
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Nousaku

With its founding in 1916 Nousaku Corporation started by producing cast metal in Takaoka City (Toyama Prefecture), which has flourished as a center of industry over the last 400 years. The manufacturing process involves a technique called Chuzo (casting) pouring the molten metal into a mold with a hollow cavity of the desired shape allowing it to solidify. The finished metal ware is then called Imono (cast metal).

After its establishment Nousaku first started manufacturing Buddhist altar fittings, tea sets and flower vases, but had to make additions to their lineup due to lifestyle changes of today's society. That's why Nousaku started to expand their assortment of goods with tableware, bells and other interior goods at beginning of the 21th century, using the famous manufacturing process of Takaoka's metal ware casting.
By participating as an exhibitor at various events Nousaku overcame difficulties and succeed in making a name for themselves.

 

Living up to the request of customers who wanted tableware made from cast metal Nousaku started the production of an antibacterial tin tableware – its second characteristic being the bendability of the material. This is how the “Bendable Basket Series “, which is one of Nousaku's most iconic products, came to be.

Summing up the recent years of its history Nousaku pursued and continues to pursue innovative challenges by exploring other fields of businesses, in which their expertise may be utilized, including lightning equipment, cast metal for art or construction, or parts for medical instruments.
Nousaku's mission is to preserve and hand down the knowledge of their craft to the next generation, while searching for new designs that challenge the limits of the materials they work with. Not only is the preservation of the culture and craftsmanship rooted in Takaoka one of Nousaku's aims but also their innovation.

At A-Janaika Japan we stock Nousaku's amazing crafts. The availability of standard goods is guaranteed, enabling smooth shipping worldwide. A-Janaika Japan's prices are always based on those of the respective local manufacturer's. Moreover, with our current free-shipping campaign we hope to further spread the awesomeness of traditional Japanese crafts and their culture. This is your chance to buy high quality crafts from Japan for their local prices!

 

Nousaku's craftsman
 
 

Order & Delivery Details

Payment methods: Payments can be made by PayPal or bank transfer, depending on the type of armor being ordered.
Paypal
Delivery: Worldwide
EMS FedexE-Packet
Shipping Fee:

Free Worldwide Shipping Campaign!: Starting from December 2016, ALL the purchase above 100 USD will be free of shipping fee. This applies to all international shipment.

Delivery Time:

It takes about 4 - 7 days after you receive a notification email from us. Anywhere in the world via FedEx and EMS (unless some accident occurs). Tracking code will be sent to you to ensure secure shipment.

Insurance: A-Janaika covers 100% of purchase if the price of the item exceeds JPY 500,000. If the item is damaged or lost in the delivery* the customer receives either a 100% refund or a replacement item.*Subject to insurance company assessment. A damage or broken parts can be covered in above-mentioned insurance within 7 days from its arrival.
Cancellations: While we have a no-cancellation policy, we make sure to clearly communicate with all our customers to determine the correct item is requested before transactions are made.
Customs & Duty: As customs and duty vary from each country, this cost is incurred by the customer.
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