Shokado Extra Large Bento Box

Shokado Extra Large Bento Box

Extra Large Bento Box

Shokado Extra Large Bento Box

$39.95 inc. GST

In stock

$39.95 inc. GST

The Shokado Extra Large Bento Box is a three-piece, six compartment set that is available in traditional Japanese crimson red and black.

  • Size: 370mm x 260mm x 60mm
  • Made From: ABS Resin
  • Compartments: Six
  • Finish: Two-Tone Colour Masterbatch
  • Pattern: Straight-grain
  • Colour: Crimson Red & Black
  • BPA Free: Yes
Availability: In stock SKU: BB-10027 Category:

Frequently Bought Together

Extra Large Bento Box + Black Chopsticks Large + Miso Soup Bowl with Lid Ribbed + Bamboo Placemat
Total: $57.25


Shokado Extra Large Bento Box (松花堂弁当) is a traditional lunch box that originates from the Early Edo Period. Named after Shōkadō Shōjō (1584 to 1639) a Zen monk from the Hachiman Shrine in Yawata near Kyoto, Japan. Shokado was a poet, tea ceremony master, artist and and calligrapher known for carrying divided wooden boxes to organise and transport the materials needed for calligraphy and tobacco in. He eventually used the boxes to carry his lunch in which were painted crimson red and black with a lacquer finish.

The Shokado continued to be used for generations and concept was applied to many other dining products including soup and noodle bowls. Today the crimson black and red is used in wooden and plastic lacquered lunch boxes, most commonly used in Japanese and Korean restaurants and by families on special occasions.

The Extra Large Bento Box is made up of three pieces which are easily separated for convenient cleaning. The set includes one black base with a straight-grain pattern; the lid is also black with a straight-grain pattern and finished with an elegant red trim. The insert has six compartments which is finished in crimson red with an upper black trim.

The six compartment insert is divided so that you can separate your foods, including rice, your main meal, a refreshing salad, a small seasonal side meal and condiments to season your meal with.

Measuring in at Size: 370mm x 260mm x 60mm the bento box is made from a durable BPA Free ABS resin and finished in Colour Masterbatch two-tone crimson red and black.

Read more about the Shokado Bento Box and Shōkadō Shōjō

ABS / Melamine Lacquered Tableware

Get the most out of our ABS & Melamine Lacquered tableware collections by taking a few extra steps to look after them for years to come.

  • Soak ABS / Melamine Lacquered tableware for 15 minutes in warm soapy water.
  • Wipe clean with a soft damp cloth and towel try.
  • Dishwashers can be used at a low temperature using a mild detergent on a short cycle.
  • Do not use harsh scrubbers as they will scratch the surface.

Not to be used in ovens, microwaves or commercial dishwashers.

Wooden / Bamboo Tableware

Like all wooden tableware products they can deteriorate if not looked after. Wood is a bio-gradable product which will soak up moisture which ages the product.

  • Remove excess foods with a damp cloth that has been rinsed in warm soapy water.
  • Towel try and stack in a dry ventilated area.
  • Do immerse in water or allow pools of water accumulate in wooden products.
  • Stubborn stains, mix a small amount of salt or baking soda to the damp cloth and gently clean the surface.

Not to be used in ovens, microwaves or commercial dishwashers.

Additional information

Weight1 kg
Dimensions37 × 26 × 6 cm