Spinning Top Wipe-lacquer Yamanaka Lacquerware Coaster Set
This set of 5 Japanese teacup coasters has a pattern which resembles a spinning top. It features brightly colored lines and a sense of playfulness in the traditional technique of Yamanaka Lacquerware. A spinning top is a good omen in Japan, and this lively design is perfect for New Year's and other festive occasions.
It uses the technique called "Fuki-Urushi (wipe- lacquer)", The black lacquer was painted and wiped over and over so that the natural wood color underneath the lacquer remain.
Its timeless traditional design is suitable for long-term use, daily use or when entertaining guests. Pair this with any teacups from our collection to create a traditional and authentic atmosphere for your tea time.
- Quantity: 5pcs
- Dimension: D12cm(4.7in) x H2cm(0.8in)
- Dent Diameter: D5cm(2in)
- Material: Wood
- Origin: Made in Japan - Yamanaka Lacquerware
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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.