Gourd Yamanaka Lacquer Shichimi Togarashi Spice Container
The dark brown hue, gourd design, and finish that retains the grain of the wood give the table a traditional feel that is often seen in Japanese restaurants.
The narrow shape makes it easy to use as a spice shaker. When refilling, simply twist it like a screw to open and add the spice.
It is suitable for keeping spices such as "Shichimi Togarashi(seven flavor chili pepper)" or "Sansho(Japanese pepper)." It is also useful for put sesame seeds.
Its timeless traditional design is suitable for long-term use, daily use or when entertaining guests.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: D5.8cm(2.3in) x H12.5cm(4.9in)
- Material: Wood - Yamanaka Lacquerware
- Origin: Made in Japan
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.