Yamanaka Lacquerware Animal Design Series Children's Plate
These beautifully crafted Yamanaka Lacquerware children's plates are wonderful additions to the table when enjoying a meal with children.
These plates come in four different designs of a bunny blowing bubbles, a friendly elephant, a smiling lion and a happy cat. All the drawings on the plates are hand drawn with care, giving a simple yet warm expression to all the animal designs.
The reddish brown color goes well with various types of menus, especially ones with ingredients in bright colors like yellow and green. The plate is approximately 13cm (5 in) in diameter and can be used to plate different types of dishes in small portions for children. These plates have a slightly curved rim that make them easy for children to eat out of and the outer sides are carved with thin grooves for a better hold.
The material used for these children's plate is Japanese Horse Chestnut which is light in weight and has exquisite wood grains. The high quality craftsmanship of Yamanaka Lacquerware's technique of "Suri-urushi" enhances the beauty of the wood grains of these plates. "Suri-urushi" is where multiple layers of raw lacquer are rubbed into a wooden surface to create a transparent shiny coat.
Match these plates with bowls and spoons with the same design to make a cute tableware set for your children or as a gift set.
See more cute children's tableware items at our Children's Tableware collection.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 13.6cm(5.4in) x H3cm(1.2in)
- Material: Wood - Japanese Horse Chestnut
- Coating: Lacquer
- Origin: Made in Japan - Yamanaka Lacquerware
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Children's Tableware Collection
Make meal time at home fun with adorable handcrafted children's tableware from Japan.
Our collection includes a wide assortment of children's tableware from spoons to plates and cups. We've chosen items in different colors, motifs and materials to meet the needs of small children and to decorate your table with happy and playful designs.
Take at look at our wide selection and see which item may be the best fit for the little ones in your family.
about yamanaka lacquerware
Yamanaka lacquerware is produced in the Yamanaka Onsen area of Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture, and has a history of about 400 years.
The traditional techniques of Yamanaka lacquerware were highly evaluated and became known throughout Japan, despite a period of temporary interruption.
It is characterized by the use of wood grain patterns to express a natural texture, and is made with great attention to detail.
It was designated as a traditional craft by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry in 1975.