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Takahashi McGil Hornbeam 'Fukabachi' 24


 Handmade in UK

Dimensions: Ø 30cm x H 27cm

Materials: Hornbeam wood with a hard wax finish.

Method: Hand turned and hand carved.

Care Instructions: Please note; this item is a natural product, please avoid storing in the sunlight and heat. Not suitable for dishwasher or microwave.



 A hand-turned ‘fukabachi’, a deep bowl or vessel, made from hornbeam and coated with a hard wax finish. Made through a collaborative process of woodturning and chiselling, Takahashi McGil balances the contemporary with tradition to create pieces that celebrate the beauty in the natural character of the wood. Minimal in form, these traditional Japanese wares are texturally dynamic, contrasting a smooth interior with a pinched surface.

About the Artist:

Takahashi McGil are an artistic duo comprised of husband and wife, Mark McGilvray and Kaori Takahashi, who met at Wimbledon School of Art where they both studied Fine Art. Mark is from South Africa and Kaori is from Japan and the pair now live and work in Devon, where they are part of the Devonshire Guild of Craftsmen. The pair combine Japanese and Western techniques, traditions and tools in their functional furniture and homeware designs. Originally, their pieces were intended solely for personal use, but their company was happily formed in 2016. 

Takahashi McGil Hornbeam 'Fukabachi' 24



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