Spinning Top Round Shaped Yamanaka Lacquer Tray
This round Japanese tray by Yamanaka Lacquerware with a pattern which resembles a spinning top. It features brightly colored lines and a sense of playfulness in the traditional technique. A spinning top is a good omen in Japan, and this lively design is perfect for New Year's and other festive occasions.
The black lacquer was painted and wiped over and over so that the natural wood color underneath the lacquer remain.
It is the right size to hold one-plate meal, and can also be set with tea or sake utensils to create a cohesive and beautiful looking.
It also great as a tray for home decorative items such as flower vase, photo frame, and fruits stand.
This traditional tray has a timeless appeal and can be used for a long time in daily life and for entertaining guests.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 30cm(11in) x H2.1cm(0.9in)
- 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.