ALART Aluminum Hemp Leaf Pattern Tray L
This large tray showcases the beauty and versatility of aluminum by combining an artfully designed aluminum tray with a black aluminum base. This combination offers both visual appeal and functional utility.
The top tray is designed in a traditional hemp leaf pattern. The pattern of hemp, a grass that grows quickly and straight, expresses the wish for the health and growth of babies. In Japan, hemp has also been used as a sacred plant in Shinto rituals since ancient times.
The robust aluminum black base has been given a matte finish, making it suitable for any interior decor. Its surface is adorned with an attractive marble-like pattern that has been formed by shallow random imprints.
This tray is big enough to hold a teapot and two small teacups. This is an excellent item to use when serving high-quality Japanese green tea to guests. A black or white Houhin Japanese teapot would also go very well with this tray. Serve appetizers or small desserts on small plates on this tray to create a modern, stylish table setting. You can also use the top tray and base separately.
As the surface of the top tray is very smooth, we recommend not moving the tray when there are items on the tray.
The top tray and the black base both come with round urethane rubbers on the four corners on the back side to prevent slipping and scratching, and to make them easier to lift from flat surfaces.
ALART is a brand created by Marushin Kinzoku Kogyo, a company based in Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture, in 1976. With their long experience of processing aluminum, the company pursued the possibilities of this highly versatile material and created various items from tableware to home decor items. They hope that their products will convey the passion and dedication of all those involved in the manufacturing process and that their products can play a part in helping people connect with one another. Enjoy high-quality craftsmanship and unique creativity with items from ALART.
- Quantity: 1 Aluminum tray and 1 black aluminum base
- Dimension: [Aluminum tray] 21.5cm(8.5in) x 13cm(5.1in) x H0.5cm(0.2in), [Black base] 30cm(11.8in) x 11.5cm(4.5in) x H0.7cm(0.3in)
- Material: Aluminum
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: ALART
- Notes: Do not clean with metal sponges or abrasive cleansing agents.
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ALART is a brand created by Marushin Kinzoku Kogyo in 1947, when the company began a new search. The brand pursues the possibilities of aluminum based on the concepts of original ideas that break free from stereotypes, design that enhances the creativity of the user, and creative craftsmanship.View more ALART items
In Japan, gold, silver, copper, tin, and iron are called "Gokin (five metals)" and have been used as materials for metalworking since ancient times. Each metal has a different luster, workability, strength, thermal conductivity, heat retention, moisture resistance, corrosion resistance, etc., and techniques to utilize these characteristics have developed in various regions.From daily necessities such as pots, kettles, and accessories to works of art that represent the times such as tea ceremony utensils, Japanese swords, and Buddhist bells, a wide variety of metalwork has been produced in each era.View more Metal items