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Antique Wabi Sabi Teak Wood Bench

SKU

4AT

Retail price

$1390

DIMENSIONS

58 x 12 x 18″ high.

DESCRIPTION

Antique hand carved single panel, natural aged teak wood bench with lovely patina and the original iron hardware intact. Celebrating the cracks and crevices and all the other marks that time and loving use have left behind.

This bench was sourced in the spirit of wabi-sabi, a Japanese philosophy that beauty can be found in imperfection and impermanence. It is a beauty of things modest and humble. A beauty of things unconventional. It is the opposite of vulgarity. The costs of achieving this kind of minimalism are seemingly inconsistent with its mission of aesthetic humility. This kind of luxury is for a select few: The Emperor of Japan had a wabi garden. Wabi is for people who already have a lot.

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