Takaoka Product Iron Hawk 鷹
Condition : Antique Condition
Origin : 100% MADE IN JAPAN
Material : Iron
Age : Showa
Dimension : approx H50cm x W54cm x D28cm(19.68inch x 21.25inch x 11.02inch)
Takaoka copperware begins with the history that Maeda Toshinori who was a
leader of the second generation Kaga clan (present Ishikawa prefecture) opened
a foundry in current Kanayamachi, Takaoka city as a part of the industrial
policies to prosper a castle town along with the Takaoka castle
construction,and it has reached to present times through many transitions.
Although agricultural tools such as the plow, the hoe and everyday products
including pots, kettles by iron casting were their main products,the demand for
gold casting (copper alloy casting) increased along with life standards and
social improvements in the middle of the Edo era.
Especially, Buddhist equipment became popular not only in temples but also in
Also during the Meiji and Taisho era, they got busier to produce braziers,
bowls, tea ceremony equipment, ornaments, etc., and they are designated as
Japan’s first “traditional craft goods production area” in 1975, the time of
Additionally, after the artistic value of Takaoka copperware is acknowledged
at the Austria • Vienna World Exposition and the Paris World Exposition in the
Meiji era, the elegant patterns and flowing shapes received high praise and
they have established a stable position as exported goods.
Nowadays, they produce products that meet with social needs due to their
prolonged tradition, achievements and excellent gold goods craftsmen, and in
recent years, they work on creating massive bronze statues, and the bronze
statue of a famous writer raised the name recognition of Takaoka Copperware.
They have reached the present age through those periods of times.
Even in the modern era since its inception about 400 years ago, they produce
a broad range of products as the sole producer for copper castings in Japan.
This item is usually dispatched within 3 working days of receiving cleared
All orders are securely packaged and send ECONOMY AIR. It takes about 2weeks
Regarding Shipping Cost
While it is available on the HP of Japan Post,
The shipment fee for an iron product is actually quite expensive.
Our shop sets the shipment fee much lower than the actual price.
This is to realize “cost mitigation” for our valuable customers who enjoy
their shopping with us.
Thus, it is impossible to discount the shipping fee from the setting price.
At last, our shop never charges a higher fee than the actual cost.
Terms of Sale
Please decide the final judgment for the item value by yourself.
Most of the items are very old and not mint condition.
They have age appropriate flaws and rust.
So, if you are nervous about any flaws and damages, please refrain from
bidding on my items.
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shipping charges. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility.
Please check with your country’s customs office to determine what these
additional costs will be prior to bidding/buying.
These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping)
company or when you pick the item up - do not confuse them for additional
We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as “gifts” - US
and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.