Four-leaf Nambu Ironware Cast Iron Trivet
This is a cast iron trivet with a four-leaf motif made of Nambu ironware in Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture in the Tohoku region.
The design is simple and easy to use, matching both Japanese and Western table settings.
It was made to be placed underneath an iron kettle, but it can also be used for pots and teapots. To prevent damage to the table, rubber covers are attached to the four feet.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 15cm(5.9in) x H2cm(0.8in)
- Material: Cast iron
- Origin: Made in Japan
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ABOUT NANBU IRONWARE
Nambu ironware, a representative of Japanese ironware, is a cast pure iron craft that has been continued since around the Edo period in the Morioka City area of Iwate Prefecture in the Tohoku region. The name comes from the region where it was made in the old days, known as the Nambu domain.Combining robustness and delicate design, Nambu ironware has more functional advantages than its attractive appearance.View more NANBU IRONWARE 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