Otanikisakushouten

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A Producer Which Persists in Producing Takaoka doki (Takaoka copperware) Founded in 1939 in Takaoka “Otani Kisaku Shouten Co. Ltd.”which was founded in 1939. It is a brand that produces and deals with casting products of various metalic fine arts and crafts including ” Takaoka doki (Takaoka copperware)” which is one of the traditional crafts representing Japan in “Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture”, a town that was established over 400 years. Thanks to an adivisory supervision by a sculptor, Mr. Sotaro Saegusa, the products which can get along with daily lives unselfconsciously such as figures of the traditional Chinese 12-animal zodiac, the incense burner & incense holder, or any other various fine arts are lined-up. Every product of Otani Kisaku Shoten is wholly processed by the craftsmen from the casting to finishing and coloring in order to be commercialized. It deals mostly products of Takaoka tekki (Takaoka ironware) which is the origin of Takaoka doki (Takaoka copperware). And the iron casting which is produced out by a traditional technique called sand mold casting may make us feel heavy weight and the deeply tastful texture which is come along with the foundry sand.

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History of Takaoka doki (Takaoka copperware) as a Traditional Craft Takaoka City and Citizens Are Proud of

“Takaoka doki (Takaoka copperware)” produced mainly in Takaoka City, which is one of the traditional crafts developped during the past 400 years and the product made of various materials consisted of copper, brass, iron and aluminum.
Takaoka doki (Takaoka copperware) was originated from the event that Mr. Toshinaga Maeda who was the second generaton of the fudal lord, Maeda Family of Kaga Province and built a cultural city often referes to “Fief of Kaga、which yields one million koku of rice”brought casters over there in order to develop the industry in the castle town.
Initially, commodities such as pots, kettles and iron castings were the main products, though, large-scalled garden lanterns, great Buddha figures and brazier were also produced later. Noweadays, the products have been appreciated all over the world thanks to the exhibitions in museums in many countries.

Item Lineup

Ironstopper bear set

Color: Black

Size: L3.3 W2.8 H5.3(in)

Weight: 2.87(lb)

Material: Cast iron

Ironstopper bear set

Color: White

Size: L3.3 W2.8 H5.3(in)

Weight: 2.87(lb)

Material: Cast iron

Ironstopper bear set

Color: Brown

Size: L3.3 W2.8 H5.3(in)

Weight: 2.87(lb)

Material: Cast iron

Ironstopper bear set

Color: Pink

Size: L3.3 W2.8 H5.3(in)

Weight: 2.87(lb)

Material: Cast iron

Ironstopper bear set

Color: Green

Size: L3.3 W2.8 H5.3(in)

Weight: 2.87(lb)

Material: Cast iron

Ironstopper bear set

Color: Gold

Size: L3.3 W2.8 H5.3(in)

Weight: 2.87(lb)

Material: Cast iron

Ironstopper cat set

Color: Old gold

Size: L2.2 W5.1 H6.5

Weight: 1.87

Material: Cast iron

Accessory hanger/Manekineko

Color: Black

Size: L23.4 W23.4 H25

Weight: 0.93

Material: Cast iron

Accessory hanger/Manekineko

Color: Blue

Size: L23.4 W23.4 H25

Weight: 0.93

Material: Cast iron

Incense stand swan

Color: Gold

Size: L2.2 W2.9 H1.5

Weight: 0.46

Material: Brass

Incense stand pigeon

Color: Red

Size: 'L2.2 W3.4 H2.2

Weight: 0.44

Material: Brass

Incense stand swan

Color: Blue/Gold

Size: 'L2.2 W3.4 H2.2

Weight: 0.46

Material: Brass

lNCENCE STAND/ Hanazuru

Color: Gold/Red/Purple

Size: L4.5 W4.8 H3.7

Weight: 1.39

Material: Cast iron

Hidamari Jizo 1

Size: L1.5 W2 H3

Weight: 0.42

Material: Aluminum

Hidamari Jizo 2

Size: L1.5 W2 H3

Weight: 0.37

Material: Aluminum