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Komamonyo Bento | Yamanaka Lacquerware, 2 tiers

Komamonyo Bento | Yamanaka Lacquerware, 2 tiers

Regular price 24,000 JPY
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The Komamonyo Two-Tier Wooden Bento Box is one of our most stunning bento boxes. Hand carved from Japanese horse chestnut wood, its design is inspired by the traditional Japanese “koma” (spinning top), a toy that was very popular during the Edo period. It symbolizes good fortune in the form of ever-constant wealth, and opportunities. Invite luck into your life with this artisan made heirloom bento.

What we love about it:

  • Stunning conversation piece, whether you use it as a bento box, bonbon container, or decor for your home.
  • Two tier design allows you to keep your foods separate. The tiers stack securely. 
  • Handmade beautyto make this box, a solid piece of tochi wood (Japanese chestnut) is hollowed out, then turned on lathes to smooth the inside and groove the outside. The pieces are then hand lacquered in a vibrant, yet tasteful Japanese colorway. Note that there may be slight variations in the wood pattern, since no two pieces are alike. 
  • Allows rice to 'breathe', more so than if stored inside a plastic bento! This means that the rice tastes better.
  • Comes packaged in a beautiful handmade washi paper box.

Details & Care:

  • Medium Capacity
  • Dimensions: φ13.0 × 12.0 cm (5.1 x 4.7 inches)
  • Materials: Tochi (Japanese Chestnut), laquer (food safe) 
  • Do not microwave, place in oven, dishwasher or near open flame.
  • Hand wash only. Use warm water, a soft sponge and a mild dish washing detergent. Rinse and dry with a soft cloth.
  • With proper care, this box will become a family heirloom. 
  • We recommend using a furoshiki wrapping cloth to wrap and carry this box. 
  • Made in Ishikawa, Japan.

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