Hemp Leaf Suruga Bamboo Basketry Large Tray

JPY ¥37,500

Only 1 piece in stock!

The intricate details of this tray showcase the artistry of Suruga Bamboo Basketry. Unique to this type of basketry, the tray is assembled using slender, circular bamboo strips, yielding delicate designs that gracefully bend and curve.

The surface displays a mesmerizing pattern reminiscent of hemp leaves, while the underside boasts a deeper shade in a herringbone-like pattern. With its warm brown hues, this tray seamlessly complements any season, but it particularly resonates with the vibrant leaves of autumn.

The delicate bamboo strips encircling the outside of the tray cast captivating shadows, making it an excellent dish for presenting snacks to your guests. Additionally, this lightweight piece can be effortlessly displayed on a wall or on a stand as a work of art.

Please wipe dust and dirt with a soft brush and a squeezed dish towel. Do not wash it in water or hot water. Use in a dry, well-ventilated place to enhance the natural luster unique to bamboo. 

Suruga Bamboo Basketry is a traditional Japanese craft with a legacy spanning over 400 years, originating from the vicinity of Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture. Recognized as a national traditional craft in 1976, its inception is steeped in legend, tracing back to a court aristocrat's quest for elegant baskets. Over time, it evolved to produce bait containers used in falconry, commissioned by Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, highlighting its aesthetic refinement tied to the leisure pursuits of nobility.


  • Quantity: 1 
  • Dimension: D 27.3 cm (10.7 in) x H 2.5 cm (1.0 in)
  • Material: Bamboo
  • Origin: Shizuoka, Japan

Suruga Bamboo Basketry
"Delicate and Graceful Japanese Bamboo Artwork"

Suruga Bamboo Basketry is a traditional bamboo craft with a history of over 400 years, made in the area around Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture. It was designated a national traditional craft in 1976.

A single craftsman uses their skills to assemble the bamboo strips one by one. The moist, smooth, and delicate curves create a calm and soft moment as a favorite daily tool and an interior decoration.

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