Letterhead, stationery box or Te-bunko in Japanese. Calligraphy on lid is ''uraraka na haru no youki'', which conjures the image of a warm and beautiful sunny day in spring (also "Haru urara" or "glorious spring"). Cashew lacquer and maki-e (gold gilding).
size L12.75" W9.5" H2"
Made in Japan
To restore luster, polish with a soft dry cloth, and if necessary a drop or two of vegetable oil. Avoid direct sunlight, heaters, excessive moisture/humidity.
About Yamada Heiando:
Yamada Heiando opened its first lacquerware boutique in 1919. We are a proud purveyor of tableware to the Japanese Imperial Household, and our products are showcased in Japan's international embassies.
Yamada Heiando cherishes the rich tradition of lacquerware as well as the skills and universal aesthetic sensibility that we have inherited from traditional artisans. At the same time, we dedicate ourselves to the design of new products that capture the values of contemporary life.