Subako Rectangular Tray / Maple

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This simple tray is crafted using kijimono technique or lining cherry bark on wood surfaces. It is a special technique used to make boxes or rectangular-shaped items like trays and tea chests, which is performed by using a heated trowel to press the layers of cherry bark and wood onto a wooden base. The unique pattern and gorgeous sheen of cherry bark will enliven your table and it makes for an elegant presentation for tea.  

  • Area: Kakunodate, Akita Prefecture
  • Brand: DENSHIRO
  • Material: Cherry bark, maple wood and medium-density fiberboard
  • Size: W284 x D196 x H22mm
  • This product comes with its original box.

Brand: Denshiro

A 170-year-old Kabazaiku (traditional Japanese cherry bark craft) maker in Akita Prefecture. Studio Fujiki Denshiro was established as a Kabazaiku wholesaler in the early years and transformed into a leading manufacturing studio by the late sixth-generation owner. 

Instructions for use

To use this product safely and comfortably, please follow the instructions below: 

  • Wipe products occasionally with a soft cloth along the grain of the wood.
  • Use products for their intended purpose only.
  • To avoid peeling, keep away from water.
  • Do not leave in highly humid conditions for an extended period of time.
  • Do not use the product in places subject to water to keep out mold. In case of getting wet, please wipe with a dry cloth.
  • To prevent distortion, cracks, and color deterioration, avoid direct sunlight.
  • Do not use it in a dishwasher, microwave or oven.
  • As these are handmade products made of a natural material, each piece will look slightly different.

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