Zelkova Yamanaka Lacquer Gourd shaped Tea Canister
Unique gourd-shaped Japanese tea canister is made of zelkova wood. It brings out the beautiful grain of wood. It can also be used as a small container for small items.
In Japan, the gourd is known to bring good fortune and a symbol of lasting posterity and business success.
Perfect for a special occasion when enjoying Japanese tea with family and guests, and also an amazing gift for your loved one.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: D6.5cm(2.5in) x H7.5cm(2.9in)
- 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.