Arata Nagano

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  • Metalwork
  • Presented in 2014
  • $5,836

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Category Metalwork
Year Presented 2014
Precise Dimensions Kettle: H 17.8 x W 16.8x Mouth 11.0 cm / Wind furnace: H16.0 x W 23.6 cm
Notes Comes with box

Arata Nagano

photo Arata Nagano

I use wazuku, which is Japanese iron from ancient times, and produce teakettles. By applying traditional technology such as horobiki*, the loam mold casting process or iron smelted in a furnace, I aim at the creation of works incorporating modern concepts. *A technique to make a mold by putting a mix of kneaded river sand and clay wash into a molding box, and pulling it around a wooden pattern.