Series: Ishikawa Tani

Date: 2009

Dimensions: 19”x17”x 68”

Materials: Hot-mold blown glass, basswood, copper, brass, bamboo, hemp.

Is the name of the fireplace or hearth, the center of the Japanese country home during the Edo Period. The adjustable iron and bamboo hook, used to raise and lower the kettle, was called jizai kagi. The ancient bamboo was blackened from smoke and the wooden release lever is almost always in the form of a fish.