Turtle Shell Pattern Yamanaka Lacquerware Spice Container With Spoon
This simple wooden spice or condiment container is made of Yamanaka lacquerware. The dark brown color and the turtle shell-shaped wood grain on the sides give it a traditional look.
Comes with a small spoon for easy use. There is a cutout on the rim so that the lid can be closed with the spoon inserted.
It is suitable for keeping spices such as "Shichimi Togarashi(pepper)" and mustard.
Its timeless traditional design is suitable for long-term use, daily use or when entertaining guests.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: D6.9cm(2.7in)x H3.8cm(1.5in)
- 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.