Miyabi Urushi Hinoki–Cypress Kiso Woodwork Sushi Plate
This wooden sushi plate is made of Kiso Hinoki cypress by Miyabi Urushi.
The design with slightly aligned side edges is simple and takes advantage of the quality of wood. It is large enough to place sushi for one person. In addition to sushi, it can also be used for sashimi and tempura dishes.
The finish brings out the color and grain of the solid Hinoki wood. Hinoki is a material often used for counters and wooden plates in high-end sushi restaurants, and this plate will give your dining table an authentic atmosphere.
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.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 30cm(11.8in) x 21cm(8.3in) x H3cm(1.2in)
- 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.