KISEN Tea Canister "Choku"

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A quiet presence

An artistic tea canister made with the superlative wood-turning techniques of Yamanaka, Ishikawa Prefecture. Named after the practice of linking wood grains known as “kisen,” the lid and body are split from a single block of wood to ensure that the wood grains align perfectly. A natural gem that evinces a quiet presence, through which to enjoy the intrinsic beauty of wood.

  • Area: Yamanaka, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Brand: GATO MIKIO
  • Material: Zelcova Wood
  • Size: φ80 x h110mm
  • This product comes with its own box.


Instructions for use
To use this product safely and comfortably, please follow the instructions below:
  • Wash before first use with water or warm water.
  • Do not use in dishwasher or microwave.
  • Do not use in oven or on open fire.
  • Clean the product with non-abrasive, soft scouring pad.
  • For your own safety, do not use any item that is chipped or cracked.
  • As these are handmade products, each piece will look slightly different.
  • Never soak a lacquer ware in water for a long time. After using, wash as soon as possible and wipe with dry cloth.
  • Never leave a lacquer ware under direct sunlight directly or in high humidity, this is to avoid the risk of transformation, discoloration and mold.
  • Never use scrubbing brushes, scouring powders or dish washing machines.

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