Nousaku

Nousaku

Casting new traditions in metalware

Drawing from the rich history of the metal industry in Takaoka, Nousaku has been specializing in metal casting for over 100 years. The fourth-generation foundry uses traditional sand casting techniques to create a wide range of goods, from Buddhist ritual objects to contemporary tableware and medical instruments. With its production focused on pure tin, brass, and bronze, Nousaku prioritizes the history and properties of materials to drive design development and finishes each product by hand to allow the unique beauty of each metal to shine.
Sugar Pot with Spoon
Sugar Pot with Spoon

Sugar Pot with Spoon

Nousaku

I am a Sugar Pot with Spoon. Let's not sugarcoat it — I know I have a sweet tooth. Thankfully I only have one cavity.  

$240
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Yugami Bowl
Yugami Bowl

Yugami Bowl

Makoto Koizumi for Nousaku

I am a Yugami Bowl. You got me? I got you!   

Starting at $64
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Ori Bowl
Ori Bowl

Ori Bowl

Makoto Koizumi for Nousaku

I am an Ori Bowl. Finely folded sides like an origami sculpture, but I promise I’m more useful.   

Starting at $64
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Tare Bowl
Tare Bowl

Tare Bowl

Makoto Koizumi for Nousaku

I am a Tare Bowl. I'm a little bowl of tin. Fill me up and then dip in!   

Starting at $64
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Yure Cup
Yure Cup

Yure Cup

Makoto Koizumi for Nousaku

I am a Yure Cup. I wobble and sway, but my spirit stands silvery still.   

$90
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Futae Tin Sake Cups
Futae Tin Sake Cups

Futae Tin Sake Cups

Oji Masanori for Nousaku

I am Futae, stacking tin sake cups. Although my body is made of tin, I do have a heart. Have a sip of sake, and see what sets me apart.  

$180
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Facet Candle Stand
Facet Candle Stand

Facet Candle Stand

Yuka Arii for Kasahara Shoundo Co.

  I am a Facet Candle Stand. I may have many sides to me, but my best angles can hold a candle next to any flame.  

$120
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Winged Candle Stand
Winged Candle Stand

Winged Candle Stand

Yuka Arii for Kasahara Shoundo Co.

I am Winged Candle Stand. When you light a candle in me, I soar with a fiery glow.  

$120
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Chrysanthemum Incense Stand
Chrysanthemum Incense Stand

Chrysanthemum Incense Stand

Yuka Arii for Kasahara Shoundo Co.

I am a Chrysanthemum Incense Stand. Do I seem incensed? Well, Iʼm really quite calm. Place a stick of incense in me and Iʼll never raise a fuss.  

$160
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Bulb Vase
Bulb Vase

Bulb Vase

Yuka Arii for Kasahara Shoundo Co.

I am a Bulb Vase. Though the flowers may wither and wane, a vase I will stoutly remain. As the petals do fade, still I stay unafraid, and I’ll always be here at your aid.  

$140
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Picture Stand
Picture Stand

Picture Stand

Yuka Arii for Kasahara Shoundo Co.

I am a Picture Stand. Nostalgia is my most intimate friend. I will hold your memories close until the very end.  

$175
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Facet Vase
Facet Vase

Facet Vase

Yuka Arii for Kasahara Shoundo Co.

I am a Facet Vase. I will hold your flower stems in a tender, dark embrace.  

$160
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Lidded Incense Pot
Lidded Incense Pot

Lidded Incense Pot

Yuka Arii for Kasahara Shoundo Co.

I am a Lidded Incense Pot. My impassive exterior makes me seem incense-itive, but inside Iʼm burning for you.  

$175
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Incense Pedestal Stand
Incense Pedestal Stand

Incense Pedestal Stand

Yuka Arii for Kasahara Shoundo Co.

I am an Incense Pedestal Stand. You might find me too beautiful to use, but donʼt put me on a pedestal. My blackened brass belly can handle the burn.  

$580
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Gosuku Candle Holder - Tall
Gosuku Candle Holder - Tall

Gosuku Candle Holder - Tall

Yuka Arii for Kasahara Shoundo Co.

I am a Tall Gosuku Candle Holder. Let’s be real, I’m slightly lying about my height, but I am taller than most of my peers.  

$145
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Candle Holder - Three Leg
Candle Holder - Three Leg

Candle Holder - Three Leg

Yuka Arii for Kasahara Shoundo Co.

I am a Three Leg Gosuku Candle Holder. Everybody’s born different.  

$140
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Portable Candle Holder (OUT OF STOCK)
Portable Candle Holder (OUT OF STOCK)

Portable Candle Holder (OUT OF STOCK)

Nousaku

I am a Portable Candle Holder. Yes, now you too can hold fire in your hands.  

$85
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Yamamaru Wind Chime
Yamamaru Wind Chime

Yamamaru Wind Chime

Makoto Koizumi for Nousaku

I am a Yamamaru Wind Chime. When the wind blows, you will know that I am near.    

$75
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Marumaru Wind Chime
Marumaru Wind Chime

Marumaru Wind Chime

Makoto Koizumi for Nousaku

I am a Marumaru Wind Chime. Just going where the wind blows.    

$75
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Tsubomi Chime
Tsubomi Chime

Tsubomi Chime

Oji Masanori for Nousaku

I am a Tsubomi Chime. I’m as happy as can be when the weather is right. Just a little wind and you’ll hear me sing!  

$85
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