●"The Great Wave off Kanagawa", a masterpiece by the renowned Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, is boldly depicted using a traditional Japanese craft, creating a brand new world.
This Edo Kiriko glass depicts Mt. Fuji in the distance and a big blue wave that seems like it will swallow up a boat any minute.
●In "lapis lazuli (blue)", a classic Edo Kiriko color.
●This Edo Kiriko glass is produced by the magazine "Waraku", which brings us information on Japanese culture in various forms, in collaboration with "TOKYO Teshigoto", a project which creates new, modern traditional Tokyo crafts and delivers their charm both inside and outside of Japan.
This item is made by "Shimizu Glass", who have inherited the tradition of Edo Kiriko. Each of these hand-made glasses is wholeheartedly cut one by one at the skilled hands of artisans.
●A long-established store established more than 90 years ago, "Shimizu Glass".
A long-established Edo Kiriko store led by a skilled craftsman who is over 80 years old and young artisans with flexible thinking.
As well as many Edo Kiriko crafts, in recent years they have also been working on decorations used inside the Tokyo Skytree® and glass production for prestigious hotels.
●Materials: Edo glass (soda-lime glass, kabuse technique)
●Item Size (approx.): Depth 80mm, Width 80mm, Height 85mm
●Box Size (approx.): 115 x 103 x 100 (mm)
●Weight (item only)[G]: approx. 295 (each item differs slightly)
●Total Weight (including packaging materials)[G]: approx. 405
●Made in Tokyo Prefecture
●Brand Name: Shimizu Glass
●Handling Precautions: Do not put in boiling water, use in the microwave or a dishwasher.
Item No. WJC01578
Item weight 405.00g