This beautiful handcrafted chestnut wood "Katakuchi 片口" bowl is made by woodworker "Yasunori Okada 岡田靖則” in Gifu, Japan.
He understands the characters of individual wood species and brings the best faces out from each chosen piece of wood. Warmth and kindness is reflected directly from artisan Yasunori in every single piece, cleverly combining these warm vibes with sophistication and stunning simplicity.
The Katakuchi bowl is a Japanese serving bowl with a gently formed pouring spout, originally used to serve sake. This naturally iron dyed black wooden Katakuchi has a beautiful shape and highlights the unique lines that nature creates over the years in the wood. This bowl is perfect for serving milk, salad dressing, dipping sauces, salt, pepper, sugar etc.
* This is a handcrafted authentic wood product so every item has a slightly different colour, shape and character.
Colour: Iron dyed black chestnut
Size: Diameter 8cm, height 4cm
Material: chestnut tree
Product Care: Do not use in the oven/ microwave/ fridge/ freezer/ dishwasher. Wash gently with a soft sponge and washing up liquid.
If the wood looks a little dry, apply a small amount of Walnut oil (or Flax seed oil) with a clean soft cloth or kitchen paper to the surface. Leave to dry in an airy room (not in direct sunlight). Please discard oil soaked materials safely.
Origin of Product: JAPAN