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New traditions: Japan’s 700-year-old ‘oke’ craft gets a modern makeover

New traditions: Japan’s 700-year-old ‘oke’ craft gets a modern makeover

New traditions: Japan’s 700-year-old ‘oke’ craft gets a modern makeover Its hard to imagine the humble bucket being a work of art, but those made by Shuji Nakagawa in his Kyoto studio go for thousands of dollars and have a loyal following. Smooth, tactile and fragrant with the heady smell of hinoki — the Japanese