Mitsu-ame (mitsu = honey, light) is a beautiful color and will complement the delicious offerings you serve on this plate. Traditionally used for serving Japanese cuisine, especially cakes and candies (i.e. sweets for a tea ceremony). Urushi (lacquer) is a 100% ecological coating material made from the Rhus Verniciflua tree sap mixed with mineral-based pigments. Each piece is painted by hand.
L6.5" W9.5" H0.75"
Made in Japan
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.