Keyaki Kobako

Woodwork

KOTARO KAI

This work is finished with Urushi which is natural material from the sap of the urushi-no-ki.
The lid of the box is also made of wood covered with metal powder.
He expresses the dynamic and beautiful grain, the shape is unique like a piece of puzzles.

Dimentions
10.7h x 16.4w x 8.5"d
Materials
keyaki (Japanese tree)
Weights
330 g
Origin
Osaka, Japan
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Artist Introduction

KOTARO KAI
He is an expert in wood’s characters and texture, so he creates
the beauty of a curved shape using ‘Nomi’ and ‘Kanna’(traditional tools in Japan) by hand.
His expression of light and shadow by ‘Nomi’ is just magnificent.