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Wabi Sabi Bench

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SKU

78H

Retail price

$790

DIMENSIONS

30 x 11 wide x 16″ high.

DESCRIPTION

Antique wabi-sabi bench made from teak wood. This could also be used as a shelf or side table. We have a pair. The price reflects one.

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.