Brass Animal Ornaments by Nousaku
These lovely animals are manufactured using traditional casting techniques which has been passed down through generations for over 400 years in Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture.
Each item is hand polished to perfection by skillful craftsmen and will develop a rich patina as time passes. Given mirror finish, the original state can be restored by polishing with the cloth enclosed in the package. Comes in 3 animals; pig, cat, and hippo.
Designed by Mitsumasa Kokubo.
Material Brass (60% copper, 40% zinc)
Pig Size: H39 W33 D55mm; 290g
Hippo Size: H38 W33 D63mm ; 310g