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Champagne/Wine Cooler

Product Description

Champagne/Wine Cooler Kyosashimono 'Konoha' by Nakagawa Woodcraft Studio

Raise your flutes to a thousand years of fine joinery

Nailed it? Certainly not!

Sure, the Kyosashimono* Champagne Cooler is expensive, but hold it in your hands. Run your fingers over the lustrous 200+ year-old timber as you breathe its freshly cut aroma. Notice its lightness, its knotless straight grain and natural ivory-white finish. See how the oval shape gracefully flanges outwards towards the lip with all the elegance of a sailboat's wooden hull. Imagine it chilling your favorite bubbly as it sits within easy reach on your dining table, comfortably accommodating two bothles. It attracts admiring glances from your guests - Can they see the joints? It’s so beautifully crafted, they’re all but invisible! Tell your guests it represents the culmination of a thousand years of Japanese wood artisanship, created in the workshop of a Living National Treasure! Oh, and don’t forget to mention that not a single metal nail is used! An investment in taste, this piece of fine art is destined to become a family heirloom admired for generations - Let the champagne flow!

Understated style to chill the ultimate celebratory beverage

Whether Dom Perignon, Veuve Clicquot, Perrier-Jouët, Cristal, Moet, etc., a cooler is essential equipment for any lover of bubbly. The lightweight, naturally well-insulated and condensation resistant Kyosashimono Champagne Cooler keeps your bottle(s) chilled and ready.

The enjoyment of wood and wood grain is a universal human pleasure

Embodying the very essence of Japanese aesthetics and meticulous artistic craftsmanship, the elegant simplicity of the Champagne Cooler’s graceful lines conceals a wealth of technical ingenuity refined over centuries.

The son of a Living National Treasure and gifted master artisan in his own right, Shuji Nakagawa developed this exquisite piece of art. Delighting in perfection and achieving perfect harmony, he uses carefully selected timber of the most highly prized variety of the 200+ year-old Japanese Cypress (Bishu Hinoki) tree. Naturally seasoned over many decades, it is ivory-white in color and has knotless perfectly straight grain. Nakagawas’s use of meticulous joinery rather than metal nails, and the timber’s lustrous natural finish characterize the allure of the Kyosashimono Champagne Cooler.

Steeped in history

Japan is a land of deep forests, which provide a rich timber resource of both soft and hard woods. It is hardly surprising that so many woodworking techniques, crafts and disciplines evolved in the country, as wood in just about every form has, since ancient times, been almost synonymous with life itself

Kyosashimono dates back to the Heian period (794-1185). Specialist cabinet-makers, however, did not appear until the Muromachi period (1392-1573), when this form of joinery developed in step with the ceremonial drinking of tea.

A master craftsman among master craftsmen

Shuji Nakagawa is the third generation successor and proprietor of Nakagawa Woodcraft Studio. His father, Kiyotsugu Nakagawa, has been designated a Japanese Living National Treasure for his renowned woodworking skills.

*Kyosashimono = fine joinery of Kyoto

Product Details

Country of origin Japan
Specification

Specifications

  • Material: Japanese Cypress (Bishu-Hinoki), Nickel Silver (copper, zinc, nickel alloy), Bamboo Peg
  • Dimensions: W375 x D220 x H200mm x Thickness 7mm (14.8 x 8.7 x 7.9 x 0.3 in.)
  • Weight: 680g (24 oz)

Care Instructions: Do not use near an open flame or heat source. After use, remove all water and allow to dry naturally. If necessary, wipe with a soft natural sponge. Never place in a dishwasher.

Due to the natural characteristics of wood, each cooler varies slightly in color and texture.

Kindly Note As this item is made to order, it may take about 1 - 2 months to manufacture and ship from Japan.

Delivery and wrapping

Shipping Method Delivery within Japan: Sagawa Express, Delivery Overseas: Express Mail Service (EMS) via the Japan Post Service
Shipping Fee within Japan:¥2,410
Overseas:Payment Method(United States) $24.29USD
Estimated Delivery Date

Domestic Shipping

Domestic delivery usually takes 1-3 days after the order is shipped.

Overseas Shipping

For international delivery, delivery time can be estimated based on that of EMS (International Express Mail Service) once the order is shipped.

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Ship from Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
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EMS Tracking Info Site
Insurance Included

Payment Method

Payment Method
(1) Credit card (no handling fees)
(2) ATM (no handling fees)
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(6) Cash-on-delivery (COD) (For domestic shipping and wristwatch purchases only)
For those who would like to pay via cash-on-delivery (COD), please select the ATM option. Then, please specify the COD option and the desired date of delivery (excluding weekends, the date can be no sooner than 4 days after the order) on the information form below.
Cash-on-delivery Option/ Service Fees
・Less than JPY 10,000: JPY 300
・JPY 10,000 or above ~ less than JPY 30,000: JPY 400
・JPY 30,000 or above ~ less than JPY 100,000: JPY 600
・JPY 100,000 or above ~ less than JPY 300,000: JPY 1000
Customers outside Japan
(5) PayPal (no handling fees)
Purchases can be made by credit card even if you do not have a PayPal account.
Kindly Note If you view our site in Japanese, you may choose any one of the above 6 payment methods. If you view our site in other languages including English, you may only make your payment with (5).

Order Process

1. Placing an Order

Orders can be made anytime.

2. Confirmation Mail

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3. Approximate Shipping Date Mail

For products that may take up to a week to dispatch, another mail will be sent to notify the approximate shipping date in 1~3 business days.

4. Shipment Confirmation Mail

A confirmation mail will be sent with the voucher number that indicates that the product has been shipped.

5. Arrival of the Product

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Champagne/Wine Cooler

Nakagawa Woodcraft Studio
¥95,680
In other currencies $892.93USD
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Shipping Fee: $24.29USD  Shipping Address:United States
T1-L004-L001-01-01
¥95,680
APPROX Delivery in 36-37 business days.(Ship to JPN)
 
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