A brass block in the shape of a cute pig, hippo, squirrel or cat. Can be used as a paperweight or object.
A mirror finish was applied to all the "brass castings", a traditional industry in Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture, by the skill of a polishing craftsman.
Enjoy the beautiful shine of metal and how it changes over time. It is also possible to bring it closer to the original shine by polishing it with the attached polishing cloth.
Nousaku was founded in 1916 in the industrial city of Takaoka city, specializing in the art of brass casting for Buddhist altars.
Since then, Nousaku has designed and developed a variety of brass wind-bells, vases, interior and tableware products using traditional Japanese melting and casting techniques passed down from the region four-hundred-year history.
Pig: 1. ½”H
Hippo: 1. ½” H
Squirrel: 1. ½” H