The lovely and smallish-looking Owan (Bowl) is a standard product of Appi Urushi Studio, popular with women and children as it is easy to hold even for users with relatively small hands. Since it has more volume than it looks, with a stable and handy shape, Owan is recommended as your first lacquered bowl. It is a vessel that anyone from adults to a children can use. Its shape is also the favorite of the representative of Appi Urushi Studio. Our staffs loves it and use it habitually as well.
Owan 4 is recommended as a simple and handy bowl for everyday use. By using it with fondness, a beautiful luster will come out. Since its size is a bit large, it can be used for pork miso soup, not to mention a plenty of miso soup.
The large owan with larger volume have various usages, and not only could it be used for soba, but could also serve for don and ramen. It is lighter than it looks like, and one could experience the gentleness that lacquer has through its texture and taste. It truly is a luxurious owan.
Size: Dia.150xH90mm Material: Horse Chestnut
Price: 11,600 JPY
Appi Urushi Studio
Hachimantai City, Iwate Prefecture, is where lacquerware has been made since the ancient times as many lacquer trees grow in this region since the Jomon period. Appi Urushi Studio makes high-quality lacquerware utilizing valuable domestic lacquer, which has only 2% of domestic distribution amount, aiming the revival of the old-fashioned lacquerware culture.