Odate Kougeisha Plum Blossom Magewappa Bento Box
This is a Magewappa bento box in the shape of a plum blossom by Odate Kougeisha. The beauty of the wood and the warmth of the Japanese style are heartily conveyed.
It is a traditional handicraft designated by the national government that utilizes the uniform and beautiful grain of Akita cedar. It is a masterpiece of craftsmanship with a bright and elegant texture, lightweight, yet strong and resilient.
The two-tiered design allows for compact storage and ease of use when carrying. Can be used with just one layer or two layers.
It is also useful as a serving item for snacks or confectionaries on a party table!
It can also be used as a small container, so you can put accessories and other items in it.
It also has the advantage of absorbing moisture to keep cooked rice tasty and you can enjoy the subtle scent of cedar.
Odate Kougei's bento boxes are coated with urethane, so they can be used for oily or strongly colored foods. It can be used for fried food, tomato pasta, or anything else.
After use, they can be washed thoroughly with dishwashing detergent.
Odate Kougeisha is one of the oldest companies that makes “Magewappa" - traditional Japanese bending wood crafts in Odate City, Akita Prefecture in Japan.
The traditional Magewappa with a history of 1,300 years are carefully made one by one by craftsmen with time and care using the same unchanged techniques.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: D12.5cm(4.9in) x H9.3cm(3.7in)
- Capacity: Upper 350ml(11.8oz) / Lower 450ml(15.2oz)
- Material: Wood - Magewappa
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Odate Kougeisha
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