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Japanese Cast Iron Dolphin Paperweight


Sturdy cast iron paperweight designed by Hisanori Masuda, from well-known Japanese iron maker, Sumitani Saburo Shoten. The whitish spots on the surface are called "white rust", a common finishing technique to give the surface character. Wipe clean with dry or slightly damp cloth.

W 4.5" x 1.5" x 1.0"

Sumitani Saburo Shōten was founded in 1939 in Takaoka, Toyama prefecture, where copper casting has been a major industry for over 400 years.

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