Beautiful copper vase by GYOKUSENDO in Tsubame Sanjo, Niigata Prefecture.
Established in 1816, Gyokusendo has been producing fine copperware for 200 years.
Copper ware is one of the best crafts in Japan, and Gyokusendo's products are very high-end.
H16.5cm x W15cm / 526g
Very good condition ★★★★☆ (almost new)
Box has small damages.
Rare itemfrom 70’s.
Gyokusendo is the only company that has been carrying on the traditional technique of "hammered copperware" (tsuiki-douki), in which a single copper sheet is hammered to produce copperware.
Gyokusendo is the only company in the world that possesses the technology to apply a variety of coloring to copper.
Gyokusendo produces the world's highest quality copperware and has customers all over the world.
A single copper sheet is formed by beating it tens of thousands of times.
All production processes are done by hand.
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