Oval Copper Box

Artist: Saori Omomo
60,000 yen ($426.58 USD)

Open Oval Copper Box / dimensions: 9.3cm x 14.2cm x h7.5cm

Tankin artist Saori Omomo is drawn to patterns and motifs from nature. Using hammering techniques such as Uchidashi, and employing small tools of her own design, she decorates her brass and copper accessories with floral and shellfish motifs. Designs and patterns from antique metalware and textiles from cultures around the world also serve as inspiration for her work.

Saori Omomo
Tankin metal artist Saori Omomo fashions exquisitely detailed metal accessories by hand at her studio in Nigata Prefecture. The technique of tankin, which dates back to the Yayoi period, involves hammering, beating, or pressing metal to give it a form or pattern.

1979 Born in Nigata Prefecture
2003 Completed studies at the Nagaoka Institute of Design Faculty of Art and Design.


  • Dimensions: W 14.2cm x D 9.3cm x H 7.5cm
  • Weight: 329g
  • Material: Copper
  • Product No: SO-X-100
  • Made in Japan