Miyabi Urushi Black Belt Kiso Woodwork Sushi Boat 19.7in
Sushi boat is a plate shaped like a boat on which sushi or sashimi is served. In Japan, it is often served at Izakaya style restaurants.
The 19.7in size is just right for sushi for two people, and about four servings of sashimi.
It is said that this dish was first made in the latter half of the Edo period (1603-1867) to entertain the lord of the Fukui domain. Even today, it is served as a special dish because of its gorgeous appearance.
This item is an eye-catching item just by placing it on the table. It will make a thoughtful table setting that will be appreciated by family and guests.
To clean, hand wash with a soft sponge.
Miyabi Urushi Kogei is a manufacturer of Kiso woodwork, a traditional wood craft of Nagano Prefecture in Japan. Working with skilled craftsmen, the company produces vary of traditional woodworking products that make use of some of Japan's finest woods.
NOTE: This item does not come with a free furoshiki. Furoshiki will be included only when purchased with another item.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 50cm(19.7in) x 18cm(7.1in) x H14cm(5.5in)
- Material: Wood - Kiso Woodwork
- Origin: Made in Japan
ABOUT MIYABI URUSHI KOGEI
Miyabi Urushi Kogei is a manufacturer of Kiso woodwork, a traditional wood craft of Nagano Prefecture in Japan.
Working with skilled craftsmen, the company produces a variety of tableware and other traditional crafts that utilize the finest woods in Japan.
ABOUT Japanese Woodcraft
In Japan, 70% of the land is covered with forests, and there are said to be as many as 200 species of trees, including coniferous trees such as cedar and cypress, and broad-leaved trees such as zelkova, chestnut, and horse chestnut, that are used for construction and woodworking.
Woodworking techniques developed along with tools, giving rise to a variety of woodworking techniques such as sashimono, carving, gouging, grinding, bending, and hooping.
The skillful use of tools such as axes, machetes, planes, saws, chisels, and files in Japanese woodworking supports not only the lives of people but also the cultural heritage of temples and shrines.The elaborate techniques that have been cultivated over a long period of history are highly regarded around the world.