This is a rice bowl made Japanese Zelkova wood called "Keyaki". Wide in mouth and shallow in depth, it is used to eating rice on daily basis. The smooth wooden texture and the wide curve will fit your palms smoothly. Each bowl is hand-painted in traditional colors of Japan.
Made in Japan.
size 5" x 2.3"
Wash in lukewarm water with a soft sponge. To restore luster, polish with a soft dry cloth, and if necessary a drop or two of vegetable oil. Avoid direct sunlight, microwave, dishwasher, stoves, heaters, excessive moisture, sharp utensils such as knife or fork.
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.