Suri Urushi Yamanaka Lacquerware Dessert Spoon
This wooden spoon is perfect for eating Japanese food and Japanese desserts. It is made by Yamanaka Lacquer, a renowned maker of wooden and lacquered tablewares.
The matte texture of the "Suri-Urushi" (wiped lacquer) finish enhances the beauty of the wood grain. Please keep in mind that each item is handmade, so there may be slight differences in finish and size.
Chopsticks are famous for Japanese cutlery, but spoons are also often used. Lacquered spoons are perfect for creating a traditional Japanese atmosphere at the table where Chawanmushi(Japanese steamed egg custard), Tofu, soup, Anmitsu, pudding, ice cream, etc. are served.
Its timeless traditional design is suitable for long-term use, daily use or when entertaining guests.
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- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 16.5cm(6.5in) x 4cm(1.6in)
- Material: Wood - Yamanaka Lacquerware
- Coating: Lacquer
- Origin: Made in Japan
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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.