In this weekly compendium of objects of desire, also a Vanities column by Swapan Seth
Dine Right: Kintsu Breakfast Set by Nicobar In the Japanese tradition of Kintsugi, ceramics that break or chip are mended with gold, silver or lacquer. The flaw, instead of being hidden, is highlighted as a thing of beauty. Nicobar’s set of three—mug, bowl, plate—is speckled with a hint of gold and red, bringing some Japanese aesthetic to the breakfast table.