ASSIGNMENT AND ASSUMPTION OF LEASE
THIS ASSIGNMENT AND ASSUMPTION, made as of the 3rd day of May, 2000, by and between Aura
Ceramics, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Assignor"), and Alpha Ceramics, Inc., a Minnesota corporation
WHEREAS, Winnetka Properties, L.L.C. ("Landlord") and Aura Ceramics, Inc., a Minnesota corporation
("Aura"), as tenant, made and entered into that certain Amended and Restated Lease Agreement dated October
1, 1997 (the "Lease") relating to those certain premises located at 5121 Winnetka Avenue North in New Hope,
Minnesota, as more particularly described in the Lease (the "Premises"); and
WHEREAS, Assignor and Assignee have entered into that certain Asset Purchase Agreement dated as of
February 29, 2000 (the "Purchase Agreement") pursuant to which, among other things, Assignor has agreed to
transfer to Assignee all of its rights, title and interest under and pursuant to the Lease, and Assignee has agreed to
assume and agree to pay and perform all of Assignor's duties and obligations under the Lease.
NOW, THEREFORE, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby
acknowledged, the parties hereto hereby agree as follows:
1. Effective as of the date hereof, Assignor hereby sells, transfers and assigns to Assignee all of Assignor's right,
title and interest in and to the Lease, but specifically excluding any ancillary agreements by and between Landlord
and Assignor relating to the Premises or otherwise.
2. Effective as of the date hereof, Assignee hereby assumes and agrees to perform, for the benefit of Assignor, all
of the obligations and duties of Assignor under and pursuant to the Lease, but specifically excluding any ancillary
agreements by and between the Landlord and the Assignor relating to the Premises or otherwise.
3. Assignor represents and warrants to Assignee that Assignor is not in default under the Lease and that Assignor
knows of no existing or uncured defaults by Landlord under th