Odate Kougeisha Magewappa Candy Box
This Magewappa candy box from Odate Kougeisha is beautifully crafted from Akita cedar. Created with utmost care, the smooth wood of this item offers a comforting ambiance. Enjoy its inviting fresh scent of cedar, and immaculately fine surface.
The clean, modern shape makes it easy to use for all occasions to serve a generous amount of sweets and other dishes such as small onigiri rice balls or sushi. The box comes with a lid crafted with a stylish handle and its light weight allows for easy handling.
Odate Kougeisha's boxes are coated with urethane, so they can be used for moist sweets and food items with color. After use, gently wash well with dishwashing detergent and wipe dry with a clean soft cloth.
Magewappa is a designated traditional handicraft that utilizes the uniform and beautiful grain of Akita cedar. It is a masterpiece of craftsmanship with a bright and elegant texture, lightweight, yet strong and resilient.
Odate Kougeisha is one of the oldest companies that makes "Magewappa" - traditional Japanese bending wood crafts in Odate City, Akita Prefecture in Japan.
The traditional Magewappa with a history of 1,300 years are carefully made one by one by craftsmen with time and care using the same unchanged techniques.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension:[Box]19.6cm(7.7in) x H6cm(2.4in)/[Lid]19.6(7.7in) x 0.5cm(0.2in) excluding handle
- Material: Wood - Magewappa
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Odate Kougeisha
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ABOUT ODATE KOUGEISHA
Odate Kougeisha is one of the oldest companies that makes “Magewappa" - traditional Japanese bending wood crafts in Odate City, Akita Prefecture in Japan. Using Akita cedar, one of Japan's most precious trees, with its warm, beautiful color and uniform grain, Odate Kougeisha produces a variety of tableware that is light, supple, and has a pleasant aroma. The traditional Magewappa with a history of 1,300 years are carefully made one by one by craftsmen with time and care using the same unchanged techniques.View more Odate Kougeisha items
"Odate, Akita Japanese Bending Wood"
Magewappa is a Japanese bending wood technique that has been carried on in Odate City, Akita Prefecture for 1,300 years. In the late 17th century, it developed as a side job for the lower class Samurai of downtown Odate Castle, and in 1980, Odate's Magewappa was designated as the only Japanese traditional craft among all Magewappa in Japan.View more MAGEWAPPA
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I only received this today. Bought it as a gift for someone who loves this kind of exquisite work. But now I am in trouble. I want one for me too! I wanted to say also that not only is this box beautiful, but I received it immediately, very well packaged, etc Thank you for fabulous service.
Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We are so glad to hear that our item has been chosen as a gift, and also that now you want one for yourself too! We are looking forward to your next visit.