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Urushi Maru

SKU C20-4

With its perfect round shape and the careful attention to details,  Urushi Maru is a great example of bento box that truly embodies Japanese traditions and techniques -  Full of history, like a beacon of Japanese culture, this wooden box really is a work of art.

Product Description 

Urushi Maru¬†is a bento box made of wood, crafted and decorated in line with the urushi (śľÜ Japanese for 'lacquer') techniques¬†from Yamanaka in Kaga. Also known as¬†Yamanakanuri,¬†these wood decoration skills produce outstanding results, created with sincerity and very original in their design. In fact, this craft was the first¬†to be considered as part of the Japanese National heritage!

Urushi Maru has a  stunning red and black outer laquer, with the inside show casing the beautiful wood hidden beneath. The shining laquer has been carefully and repeatedly applied by experienced hands - a process that involves both patience and expertise. This is a box that you are going to keep and preserve with love for years.

Chic lunchbox or elegant storage box; there are many ways to make use of it!


  • Dimensions: Diameter¬†12 cm (4.7"), Height¬†10 cm (3.9")
  • Material: Natural wood from Japan,¬†Urushi lacquer
  • Weight(Box): 370 g
  • Capacity: M Size
  • NOT¬†micro-wave or dish-washer safe.
  • Always wash with a soft sponge¬†and keep in a dry place. Keep out of direct sunlight.
  • Made in Japan, at¬†Ishikawa.