Black Autumn Flowers Yamanaka Lacquerware Candy Box
This Yamanaka lacquerware candy box has a unique design in a shape of "Houju". Lacquered in chic black lacquer, it is elegantly decorated with autumn flowers such as bellflowers in gold.
"Houju" is a spherical ball with a pointed head and a flame burning in it, symbolizing the Buddha and his teachings in Buddhism. It is said that when you obtain the houju, any wish will come true and it will produce the treasure you want.
The lid not only makes it easy to store sweets, but also gives you the pleasure of opening it to see what wonderful sweets will appear. Please enjoy the moment of opening the lid in front of your family and guests.
It can be used to hold delicacies, condiments, accessories, making it an eye-catching item for your table.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: D12.8cm(5in) x H9.5cm(3.7in)
- Material: Wood
- Coating: Lacquer
- Origin: Made in Japan - Yamanaka Lacquerware
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about yamanaka lacquerware
Yamanaka lacquerware is produced in the Yamanaka Onsen area of Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture, and has a history of about 400 years.
The traditional techniques of Yamanaka lacquerware were highly evaluated and became known throughout Japan, despite a period of temporary interruption.
It is characterized by the use of wood grain patterns to express a natural texture, and is made with great attention to detail.
It was designated as a traditional craft by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry in 1975.