Fukunishi Sobe Sakura Aizu Lacquerware Soup Bowl with lid

USD $33

This is a large soup bowl with a lid. The glossy texture of the surface is beautiful, and the painting of colorful Sakura flower give it an elegant atmosphere. The elegant design with high foot and lid, it is an ideal soup bowl for ceremonial occasion.

At New Year's in Japan, people eat a food called "Zouni"("Ozouni") in a soup bowl.
"Zouni" contains a variety of ingredients such as rice cakes and vegetables, so a large size like this is easy to use.

If you are looking for a large soup bowl for miso soup or soup with a lot of ingredients, this is a perfect choice.

Its timeless traditional design is suitable for long-term use, daily use or when entertaining guests.

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  • Quantity: 1
  • Dimension: D13cm(5.1in) x H11.5cm(4.5in)
  • Material: Wood resin
  • Origin: Made in Japan - Aizu Lacquerware
  • Brand: Fukunishi Sobe

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Fukunishi-Sobei Shoten was started by taking over the lacquerware division from the main family, which had been in existence for 13 generations since the early Edo period. They have developed their products over time by figuring out "what must not be changed and what must be changed". In addition to the lacquering technique that makes the most of the moist luster of lacquerware, the company has handed down the unique decorative techniques of Aizu, such as Aizu-e painting with motifs of pine, bamboo, plum, and ceremonial arrow, and the spinning wheel. Fukunishi Soubei's lacquerware flexibly incorporates modern industrial technology, and is a special product that has a high artistic value as well as an aspect of being daily use items with which long-time use gives an additional charm. 

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Aizu is located in the southern part of the Tohoku region and is known as a place where nature and history are richly preserved and a unique culture takes root. The Aizu region is a basin surrounded by rich nature and has become a famous lacquerware production area where the entire process from the production of materials, such as cultivating lacquer trees, collecting sap, and cutting nearby trees, to the processing and finishing of lacquerware can be done locally. Aizu lacquerware has continued to grow up to the present day, as it has always proactively adopted the latest technology in addition to the traditional techniques that have survived for over 400 years.

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