Tadahiro Baba Cast Iron Shunikuike Owl Horn Vermillion Ink Pad & Storage - Brown

Tadahiro Baba

Born in 1930, Tadahiro Baba is a Japanese cast iron artist hailing from Nagano Prefecture. He is known for combining the traditional technique of Nambu Tekki and modern-style designs. Nambu Tekki is the 900 year old craft of producing cast iron works and has officially been certified as a Traditional Craftwork of Japan. To this day it continues to be revered for its enduring beauty and practicality. 

A graduate of the Tokyo University of the Arts, Tadahiro Baba worked in product development before launching his own design studio and his works have become famous for their expressive character.

These pieces are both useful and beautiful as display pieces. 

Size; W 45 x L 112 x H 32mm