$25.00Established 1946 in Japan, Saikai creates usefully designed products not influenced by any trends, along with selected functional Japanese common goods. Nambu Cast Iron was first made in the middle of 17th century in Iwate. Northern Japan. A master from Kyoto was summoned by the lord to create an iron pot for tea ceremony, and it was the beginning of Nambu Cast Iron. It became exemplary of JapaneseTraditional Craft, and is still popular today.