Kikka Banko Donabe Japanese Clay Pot Induction Compatible for 3 to 4 persons

USD $292

Only 4 pieces in stock!

The contrast between the indigo lid, which resembles a chrysanthemum flower, and the black body gives a modern impression. Convenient clay pot for both induction cooktop and open flame. Also available with electric stove tops and ovens. 

The ceramic coating on the inside of the earthenware pot makes it non-stick and easy to clean. Its high hardness also makes it scratch-resistant and durable.

With a shallow shape, the size of 2.7L(91.3oz) is suitable for 3 to 4 persons to enjoy Donabe dishes.
For other dishes such as soup, stew, curry, cheese fondue, it can cook up to 4 to 5 people.

It can be used immediately after purchase because it does not need to be seasoned before use.

It is 15% lighter than conventional products while retaining the heat retaining properties of clay pots.

The black body part uses an in-house developed glaze that prevents odor and stain problems.

Banko Ware has excellent heat resistance, durability, and heat retention properties. It is also resistant to heat, making it difficult for food to cool down. The far-infrared ray effect locks in the umami of the food.


  • Quantity: 1
  • Dimension: D31.5cm(12.4in) x H15cm(5.9in) / Bottom (part in contact with induction stove) D16cm (6.3in)/ For 3 to 4 people
  • Capacity: 2.7L(91.3oz)
  • Material: Stoneware - Banko Ware (Induction compatible)
  • Origin: Made in Japan
  • Brand: Suzuki (Collaborative development with GINPO)
  • NoteThe outside bottom of the Donabe is not glazed as it is exposed to direct heat. Boil over stains may start to appear once you start using the Donabe.

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In the midst of hardships and challenges, he listened to the voices of users and continued to develop earthenware pots that fit into people's lives. The "Kikka" series, completed through this history, continues to bring smiles to diners around the world.

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About BaNKO ware

Yokkaichi Banko ware is a ceramic ware produced in Yokkaichi City, Mie Prefecture. Since ancient times, it has been used to make daily necessities such as tea bowls and plates, as well as works of art such as vases. Today, Kyusu teapots and earthenware pots are representative products of Banko ware, and earthenware pots in particular account for 80% to 90% of all earthenware pots produced in Japan.

Yokkaichi Banko ware is characterized by the excellent heat resistance due to the ceramic clay used. The clay used for earthenware pots is mixed with about 40% lithium ore called petalite, which has a high heat resistance. This technique is patented by Yokkaichi Banko ware and cannot be seen anywhere else.