Kizoku Bento Box & Genji Motif

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Kizoku Bento Box & Genji Motif

Kizoku Bento Box

Kizoku Bento Box & Genji Motif

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Coming Soon, Due 24th July 2021, Pre-Orders Are Available

Exclusive to Katachiware, the Limited Edition 5 compartment Edo Period Golden Kizoku Bento Box includes a Genji Motif and is made from a durable, food-grade ABS resin.

  • Size: 300mm x 240mm x 58mm
  • Made From: BPA Free ABS Resin
  • Compartments: Five
  • Pattern: Edo Period Fan Design & Wood-grain pattern
  • Colours: Gold, Brown, Black & Red
  • Includes: One Base, Insert & Lid

This bento box is a great choice for those who love serving food with a sense of Japanese elegance and tradition in mind. Also great as part of an ornamental piece or gift for a loved one.

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Coming Soon, Due 24th July 2021, Pre-Orders Are Available

Edo Period Golden Kizoku Bento Box with Genji Motif lends its inspiration from ancient Japanese tradition that is woven into the nation’s long and fascinating history.

Carriage Wheels: Genji-Guruma: also Genjikuruma – The wheels of the Gosho-guruma (Imperial carriages) became decorative motifs, their name Genji-guruma derived from Genji, the protagonist in the first-ever novel, The Tale of Genji (which was written in 11th century Japan). Only Kizoku (nobility and aristocrats) from the Imperial court was allowed carriages with such huge wheels (because they did so much damage to roads), found on carriages pulled by oxen, so these wheels signify the nobility and court life and good fortune. If they have eight spokes they also often refer to the Wheel of Dharma, a symbol that represents the teachings of the Buddha.

Clouds: Genji-Gumo: Also spelled Genjikumo, Kumo meaning cloud. One of the cloud-shaped kimono patterns. This is named after cloud designs drawn in the famous Japanese tale, “Tale of Genji”, reputedly the first novel ever written. Clouds are often included in artistic scenes referring to the Heian Court because courtiers were referred to as “those who live among the clouds” (Kumo no Uebito).

Gold: In the Edo period, gold was used extensively in decoration as it symbolised wealth and prestige. “Since ancient times, spotless, untarnished gold and silver have been coveted as symbols of wealth and power and the Japanese tended to value its beauty in the dim reflections of gold leaf applied to pieces of art and daily items. The sweeping gold background gives the work depth and richness.

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 that 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 into the damp cloth and gently clean the surface.

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

Additional information

Weight 0.85 kg
Brand

Katachiware

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