Small ihada towel rail

Hand poured sand-cast brass towel rails in two length from a foundry founded in 1897 in the central Japanese city of Takaoka in Toyama Prefecture. With minimal chasing the castings are largely left ihada, which means with a raw cast surface maintaining any texture or discolouration naturally drawn from the sand into which the molten brass is poured; considered a guarantee of their solidity, veracity of manufacture, but also of their uniqueness. Supplied with fixings the towel rails form part of a series of home-wares developed in partnership with Oji Masanori in order to raise awareness amongst a wider public of both the possibilities of the material and the remarkable skills of its artisan producers. This smaller rail measures approximately 194mm x 37mm x 38mm.

£72.50 (Ex Tax:£60.42)

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