Toki no Hako - Mint

Artist: Sonoko Matsuda
160,000 yen ($1,467.19 USD)

Two-tiered lidded glass box decorated with a floral moitif.

At her studio in Southern Kyoto Sonoko Matsuda crafts handmade boxes decorated with botanical motifs. Her process is time consuming but yields results that are beautifully detailed. Matsuda-san’s series of boxes she calls Toki no Hako are made with the desire that its owner will use it to store small items that they treasure.

Sonoko Matsuda
1986: Born in Fukuoka
2011: Graduated from Tama Art University, Faculty of Arts and Design Department, Glass Program.
2013: Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School of Fine Arts Master's Course Crafts Department.
2015: Completed study at Kanazawa Utatsuyama Kogei Kobo (Craft Studio)
2018: Ended work as an assistant in the Glass Laboratory at Tama Art University, Department of Ceramic, Glass and Metal Works.
Present: Producing glass works at her studio in Kyoto and exhibiting in Japan.


  • Dimensions: Dia 11.5cm x H 10cm
  • Weight: 824g
  • Material: Glass
  • Product No: SM-3
  • Made in Japan