Reversible Brush Pattern Yamanaka Lacquerware Placemat
This Reversible Yamanaka lacquer placemat is just the right size for placing a meal for one person. Each side has a different color, black and red, so it can be used according to the meal or table setting.Underneath each color is a layer of a different color, slightly visible through the streaky pattern created by the brush. The more you use it, the more you will enjoy the natural luster of lacquerware.
It can be used not only as tableware, but also as a base for various items such as flower vases, photo frames, accessory trays, and fruit stands.
The traditional and timeless design also goes well with modern dining tables and rooms.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 40cm(15.7in) x 30cm(11in) x H0.6cm(0.2in)
- 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.