The 16th Contest Corporate Prizes / 企業賞

Corporate Prizes: Companies offering the products below as prizes will select a winning shot from among the nominated photos. One person might even win more than one prize.

kigyo16-1Iwachu Prize/岩鋳賞

Teapot Decorated with Brush Marks
急須 刷毛目

A red teapot goes to the Photo Contest Winner and a black teapot to the Visitors’Caption Prize Winner

These traditional “Nambu Ironware” teapots are made in Iwate Prefecture. They are durable and retain heat well. They are decorated with brush marks. A layer of enamel inside ensures that it won’t shed particles of iron, nor get rusty. These items are for export only and are not sold domestically. Measurements: width 16 centimeters x depth 14 centimeters x height 14.5 centimetres. Comes with a tea strainer. Price: 6,800 yen.

kigyo16-2Nagae Prize/ナガエ賞

Solanos Fugaku Sanjurokkei
ソラノエス 富嶽三十六景

Winners of the Photo Contest and the Visitors’ Caption Award Get One Each

The Japanese have been using fans to cool themselves down with since ancient times. This fan is made to stand upright on a desk and is decorated with KATSUSHIKA Hokusai’s masterpiece “Fugaku Sanjurokkei.” A weighted grip makes it easy to wave and hold. When you aren’t using it, you can leave it upright and enjoy it as an ornament. Measurements: width 16.8 centimeters x grip thickness 2.3 centimeters x height 18 centimeters. Price: 2,000 yen.

Maruyama Tea Products Corporation Prize/丸山製茶賞

Quick and Easy Matcha Stick Pack with Gold Daruma Doll Canister
開運 金だるま缶 抹茶スティック

One set each to the winners of the Photo Contest
and the Visitors’ Caption Award

Daruma dolls that right themselves no matter how many times they are knocked over are considered to be lucky talismans. This tea canister has a daruma motif. There are 15 instant matcha (green tea) packets in the canister. The can is airtight, so it is perfect for storing tea leaves. Price: 1,000 yen.

Contest Results Page

The Result of Best Caption Prize