Japanese Ash Black Echizen Lacquerware Corner-Cut Tray

JPY ¥23,700

Only 3 pieces in stock!

The corner-cut tray, with its four corners cut off, is called "Sumikiri" tray in Japanese, and is known as an elegant design with a formal image. The black painted rim accentuates and creates a sense of rhythm.

As shown in the photo, it is the perfect size for a light meal for one person. It also makes a sophisticated table setting when arranged with tea utensils and sake cups.

This finish brings out the color and grain of solid Japanese ash wood. Japanese ash is popular for its natural, light color and beautiful grain that varies in color depth from place to place. It suits natural and simple designs and is often used for furniture with a modern feel.

To clean, hand-wash with a soft sponge, then dry immediately with a damp cloth.

Echizen lacquerware has developed techniques for product diversification and mass production in response to changing lifestyles and market needs. Echizen lacquerware is easy to use, durable, and beautiful, and is loved not only by households but also by cooking professionals, accounting for more than 80% of all lacquerware for the food industry and commercial use in Japan.


  • Quantity: 1
  • Dimension: 26cm(10.2in) x 26cm(10.2in)x H2.5cm(1in)
  • Coating: Urethane resin
  • Material: Japanese Ash Wood  
  • Origin: Made in Japan - Echizen Lacquerware

Echizen Lacquerware
"Over 1500 years of tradition as the lacquer village"

Echizen lacquerware originated around the city of Sabae in Fukui Prefecture, in the northern part of Japan. Known for its subdued luster and elegant beauty with a history going back more than 1,500 years. It is produced by experienced artisans, each specializing in one step of the production process.Along with the changing lifestyles of Japanese people and market needs, Echizen lacquerware has developed diversified products and created technology for mass production. Echizen lacquerware is not only composed of the traditional kind, where wood is coated with natural "Urushi (lacquer)", but also of industrial lacquerware, which is produced using synthetic resins and paints.Today, Echizen ware represents more than 80% of the lacquerware for domestic food industry and business use. New styles of cutting-edge Echizen lacquerware continue to be released. This is a region that is not only home to centuries of tradition, but also reinventing itself through innovation.