Hand shaped Zelkova Lacquered sakazuki from Yamanaka hot spring in Ishikawa prefecture. It is shaped as a black flower, its rim is designed as delicate shape of flower with highly skilled wood curving technique. It is delicate, comforting and sophisticated. Wooden sake ware is the oldest style of sake ware. Highly skilled craftsmanship creates one of the highest standard of wooden sake ware. Origin of Yamanaka Lacquered ware is far back in Tensho Period (1592-1673) of Azuchimomoyama era. Wood Curving Craftsman who had the authority to lumber national forests migrated from Echizen Mountains, the North-East of Fukui prefecture to Yamanaka Hot Spring in Ishikawa prefecture. These craftsmen developed their wood curving techniques and founded the base of Yamanaka lacquered ware. Nowadays, Yamanaka is famous for lacquering and Makie lacquering with gold powder, especially for the tea ceremony things. The superb technique of wood curving and decorating were invented in Edo era, and now became distinguished features of Yamanaka lacquered ware. These help Yamanaka’s top sales of wooden curving products in Japan. Corresponding to the modern life style, Yamanaka tries to create new styles of tableware. Yamanaka keeps also growing as a No.1 sales for tableware as well as for its lacquered products.
The purchased products will be delivered to you within 2-10 working days (Royal Mail Signed for 1st class delivery) if the products are immediately available, and it may take up to 30 days or more if the products are made to order or out of stock.
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Those are all handmade products and there will be some miner variation in colors and shapes from one to another. It is a part of charm and I hope you anticipate it to acceptable extent. In case of any breakage or damage on the product as a result of delivery, please kindly notify us immediately by email with the photo of broken/damaged product attached. We will replace them with a new product if the breakage and damage have been caused by our delivery.
The products could be returned within 14days from the purchase in the exactly same condition as original and, in that case, the full price of the product will be refunded. The initial and returning delivery fees of returned products are payable by the customer and House of Sake cannot bare the cost of the initial and returning deliveries.
Refunds will be made immediately once the returning products are received by House of Sake in appropriate condition.