Turnip Square Shaped Yamanaka Lacquerware Tray
This Yamanaka Lacquerware tray has a square shape with corner cut-off with a bold pattern of Japanese turnip. It has a beautiful black lacquer on top of the red lacquer, so you can slightly see the red color. It is very smooth to the touch, and the luster of the lacquer conveys a sense of luxury. The more you use, the over coated lacquer becomes more glossy and shining.
It is the right size to hold a set meal for one person, 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: 33cm(13in) x H2.3cm(1.0in)
- Material: Wood - Yamanaka Lacquerware
- 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.