Suji-biki Zelkova Yamanaka Lacquerware Candy Box

JPY ¥20,000
Color: Red


This Yamanaka Lacquerware candy box has a cute round shape. The lid has a handle so it is easy to open and close, and it becomes an eye-catching item just by placing it on the table with sweets and other small items in it.

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.

The evenly spaced lines are a characteristic decoration of Yamanaka lacquerware. This decorative method is called "Suji-biki," in which fine lines are made parallel to the surface of the wood by applying a blade to the wood while the lathe is turning.

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 H10.5cm(4.1in)
  • Material: Zelkova wood
  • Coating: Lacquer
  • Origin: Made in Japan - Yamanaka Lacquerware

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.