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Kakudo butter case in oiled walnut.
Handmade by Hokkaido based artisan Takahashi Kougei
Designed by Oji Masanori
The 45° Butter Case has no corners. Available in Japanese maple. The Butter Case makes a wonderful companion at breakfast and can be put back in the fridge when not in use. The 45° Butter Case comes with a matching wooden butter knife with a rounded edge specifically designed to fit the corners of the butter case scooping up every last morsel of butter.
Kakudo meaning “angle” in Japanese is a series of everyday living products inspired by the function and form created by angles. Octagon-shaped dishes have a 140° angle while the butter dish features a 45° angle. These lines are softened by a slightly rounded corner edge.
The Kakudo series is handcrafted by artisan Hidetoshi Takahashi, from his studio “Takahashi Kogei”. Takahashi Kogei based in Asahikawa – the city famous for its woodwork industry.
Takashi-san buys local lumber and cuts, and dries them in his yard over several years to avoid warping and shrinkage. He selects the best parts of the wood and manually creates the products one by one.
w148 x d84 x h44mm