1581 Webster St Ste 216, San Francisco, CA | Directions 9411537.785244 -122.431422
Neighborhoods: Lower Pacific Heights, Central North, Lower Pacific Heights (Fillmore)
High-quality Japanese antiques and ceramic crafts – An installment of over 33 years, Ma-shi-ko Folkcraft is perhaps the last bright point in Japan Center, and one of few left in Japantown. The store is piled high with old and new pieces from Japan. Narrow walkways wind through stacks of beautiful antiques, tansu, tea accessories, dishes, viewing stones, ikebana vases, and much more. High quality Bizen, Hagi, and other types of Japanese ceramics may be found, including museum-quality tea bowls. Scroll paintings fill wall space in the back not covered by objects. Walk through several times to take it all in, there is much to see. The prices are good considering the craftsmanship of the items. Many unique pieces are offered, items found no where else in Japantown, and few other places outside of Japan or private collections. The owner is understandably unhappy with the direction Japantown has gone, with the sale of the mall to a developer. Save the money you would spend on the inauthentic food and cheap (and mostly non-Japanese) knock-offs throughout the mall, buy something to treasure for a lifetime and beyond.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Facebook to see what your friends are up to!
Do you have a review of Mashiko Folkcraft on your blog? If you include the Citysearch image link (shown below) in your post, we'll automatically link to your review from the business profile page. Here's how our Linkback system works:
The Linkback system is free and automatic. It's really that easy.
To link to our business profile page, copy the html below to your web page.