Ogasawara Wave Cast Iron Bookends
With curves in all the right places, these cast iron bookends (sold as a pair) by Rikucho Ogasawara are emblematic of the master craftsman’s pursuit of rugged elegance. Resembling a wave about to crash, each bookend implies motion while providing stability, effortlessly holding your books in place.
Each individual bookend is:
3.4” x 3.4” x 6.6”
Rikucho Ogasawara, the son of a cast iron foundry artisan, began working alongside his father at the age of 16. Inheriting the techniques of Nambu ironware, which dates back to the Edo period, Ogasawara became a pioneer in cast iron craftsmanship, known for his application of traditional production processes to contemporary household products.
Cast iron with lacquer coating
Handmade cast iron may show slight variation.
Dust and wipe with dry cloth to clean.