Black Urushi Bowl
Takashi Tomii

$480.00 USD
  • Introduction

    I am a Black Urushi Bowl. In every closet should hang a little black dress, while in every cabinet should sit a little black bowl.

     

  • Curator's Notes 

     

    This bowl is hand turned by wood artisan Takashi Tomii. Takashi crafts this bowl by carving away at a large piece of solid birch wood using a variety of hand turning tools. The grooves produced by the tools give the bowl a unique textured surface, perceptible by touch and sight. He finishes the bowl by applying a beautiful black finish. Achieved using the traditional Japanese urushi application process, wherein, lacquer is applied to the wood and wiped away repeatedly. This labor intensive process produces a deep saturated finish that allows the wood grain to shine through. This bowl would be exquisite for displaying fruit or serving a special dish.

     

    Black Urushi Bowl was curated by Stevenson Aung

     

  • Designer/Maker 

     

    Maker: Takashi Tomii

     

    Designer: Takashi Tomii

     

  • Specifications

     

    Dimensions: 

    12” (w) x 12” (l) x 3.1" (h) or 305mm (w) x 305mm (l) x 79mm (h)

     

    Weight: 

    1.6 lb or 0.7 kg

     

    Materials:

    Birch wood, urushi lacquer

     

  • Details
    • Made in Japan
    • Hand turned by Takashi Tomii
    • Finished with a black urushi lacquer
    • Crafted from solid birch wood
    • Round shaped
    • The interior and exterior of the bowl has subtle tangible grooves
    • These bowls are made by hand and will vary slightly in dimension and shape
  • Return Policy
    Returns or Exchanges may be done within 7 days from purchase date. We kindly ask that all valid returns must be in unused condition with attached tags and packaging. Nalata Nalata will not accept any returned merchandise without prior written communication and valid Return Authorization Number. Upon inspection and approval, Exchange or Store Credit will be provided, No Refunds. All sale items and discounted merchandise are Final Sale and cannot be returned. Read More
Quantity:     
   
The items have been added to your cart! Click here to view your cart and checkout
37.304242|138.718607|Nagaoka, Japan

Related Products
Shop All Curated by Stevenson Products ›

Hatashikki

"Hako" Soji Wide Red Containers

We are Hako, a series of Wide Red Canisters. Warning! Wide load coming through.  

Starting at $57.00

Find Out More ›
Iga Mono

"Ibushi Gin" Donabe Smoker

I am an “Ibushi Gin” Donabe Smoker. Strong and stable individual looking for soul mate who wants a warm and cozy home. Fresh fish, meat and vegetables need only apply.  

$290.00

Find Out More ›
Iga Mono

"Kamado-san" Rice Donabe

I am a “Kamado-san” Rice Donabe. You’d be hard pressed to find anything more patient than me but the one who waits will reap the benefit. The fluffy rice and the crispy edges will leave you hungry for more.   

$190.00

Find Out More ›
Iga Mono

"Mushi Nabe" Donabe Steamer

I am a “Mushi Nabe” Donabe Steamer. It’s getting hot and steamy in here. Must be my chiseled ceramic bod and my ridiculously good looks.  

$195.00

Find Out More ›