Cat MATE Hasami Chopstick Rest
The motif of this Japanese chopstick rest is a cat waiting patiently in front of fish. "Mate" means "stay" in English. When you place the chopsticks on it, it looks as if it is watching over them. From the side or behind, this chopstick rest looks adorable from any angle.
The indigo color looks great on the white porcelain.
Hasami ware is widely known as a light, durable and easy-to-use tableware among Japanese tableware, and is an indispensable porcelain in both restaurants and homes.
In Japan, chopstick rests are an indispensable piece for table setting. Although it is a small tableware, you can express your personality by choosing a motif that suits the season or a festive event.
Find matching chopsticks from our collection for a more unified and beautiful Japanese table setting.
- Dimension: 4.5cm(1.8in) x 3.3cm(1.3in))x H3cm(1.2in)
- Material: Porcelain - Hasami ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
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About HASAMI ware
Hasami ware is a type of pottery produced in the vicinity of Hasami-cho, located in the north central part of Nagasaki Prefecture, with a history of over 400 years. One of the characteristics of Hasami ware is that there is no fixed technique, so it is possible to make pottery that fits the times. For this reason, Hasami ware comes in a variety of shapes, both large and small, and has a rich variety of designs. Because of the variety of expressions, Hasami ware is loved by people of all ages and genders.
Something not always available in the States
The last pair of chopstick holders I bought in Kyoto near the Kiyomizudera Temple. These are unique and will remind me of our many trips to Japan.
AS CUTE AS THEY COME!
Very Clever & Whimsical. Will Bring Much Joy.
Sweet, simple and love it!