Japan heritage, Urushi lacquer dishes and ornaments.
ZOHIKO Dishes and Ornaments

The highest quality urushi lacquer dishes and ornaments are selected on our shop.

Link to ZOHIKO Home Page. 

All the items here under are handmade by ZOHIKO, famous venerable brand in urushi lacquer products in Japan.
ZOHIKO keeps providing with the highest quality artistic urushi lacquer products, established in 1661, about 350 years ago in early Edo era.

Art Craft Japan is the only online shop providing with ZOHIKO products to overseas customers and shipping them to all over the world. Urushi lacquer products here under are made from natural wood and sap of urushi tree, are handcrafted by over coating shaped wood with urushi lacquer or by using gold makie crafting technique, and have characteristics of warm moist skin tough and increased deeper glossy color with longer usage. Monogramming services depicting your name, family crest,  special message on urushi lacquer products is very appreciated by  customers who use products for their use and also for their gifts.
 If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. 

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Side Bulged Four Tiered Box with Big Pine Tree

Side Bulged Four Tiered Box with Big Pine Tree
This is a typical foods serving style for celebratory occasions. Four tiered boxes are used for serving various kinds of foods in each box. It is a pleasure to open up four boxes on the table and see beautifully placed foods in the boxes.

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Plain Colored Ozoni Bowl

This is a bowl for ozoni or soup with rice cake and vegetables. Urushi lacquer coated wooden bowl with cover keeps a hot soup hot and has a warm surface to touch. Inside the black bowl is red. Please select your favorite color bowls that increase pleasant feeling on your table.

φ13.5 x 11.5 cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Paper Carton
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Teacup Saucer and Serving Plate, Service for 5

These are very thin and light that is unique to Kyoto style urushi lacquer products. The shape of Chrysanthemum is gouged out from a single piece of wood. Therefore, the value of these saucers and plates is high.

Teacup Saucers :
φ15.0 x 2.5 cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Case
Serving Plates φ15.0 x 2.5 cm /  Urushi lacquer, Wood / Wooden Case

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Gold Line Reddish Oarange Teacup Saucer and Serving Plate, Serving 5

Teacup saucer and serving plate are fringed with a premium accent of gold lines. The gold lines match up well with deep reddish orange base color. Use of the high quality tea set makes your tea time more enjoyable.

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Spring Autumn Sandal Tea Set, Service for 5

This is a popular tea set "Spring Autumn Sandal". The dark red brown fringe with cherry blossom patterns matches well with inner red brown. You can select tea serving bowl as well as teacup saucer and tea serving plate.

Teacup Saucers : φ13.5 x 2.0 cm / Urushi lacquer, Wood / Paper Carton
Serving Plates : φ18.0 x 2.0 cm /  Urushi lacquer, Wood / Paper Carton
Serving Bowl : φ23.5 x 5.5 cm /  Urushi lacquer, Wood / Paper Carton

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Clam Shape Tea Serving Plate, Service for 5

This is a unique clam shape serving plate with gold cloud patterns. On the plate, Japanese sweet cakes and Western cakes are served with tea. The clam shape serving plate is good to entertain your quests.

Small :
14.0 x 21.5 x 1.0cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Case
Large : 19.5 x 30.0 x 1.0cm /  Urushi lacquer, Urethan / Paper Cartton

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Personal Tray with Pine Arabesque

Personal tray with beautiful pine arabesque patterns is good for keeping your personal items and accessories. This is one of the best gift selections. Please select your favorite tray size that will fit your desk and shelf.

L:32.0 x 22.5 x 2.0cm
M:26.0 x 18.0 x 2.0cm
S:21.0 x 14.5 x 2.0cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Paper Carton

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Japanese Modern Sake Cups

Modern sake cups combine a playful sprit with practicality. You will enjoy deep colors of urushi lacquer, touch of warm surfaces of the cups and different shapes of cups. It is advisable to use 4 different shapes of cups to enjoy your relaxing time.
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Personal Tray with Gold Young Pines

Patterns of young pine tree are depicted on the gold leaf. This is good for keeping in trinkets and personal items and has been popular since early times here in Japan.
We can depict your name, family crest and special message based on your request.

28.5 x 21.0 x 4.0cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood / Paper Carton
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Jewel Box with Lily

Lilies are hand painted with various colors of urushi lacquer over black urushi lacquer coated on the jewel box. The box has protective indigo violet velvet pad inside.  How about decorating your favorite spot with the beautiful jewel box with lilies.

16.0 x 22.0 x 7.0cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Case.
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Jewel Box with Grapes

The upper case of the jewel box has tasteful design of grapes drawn with makie crafting technique and with mother of pearls.
The box has a protective indigo velevet pad inside.
All made with natural materials.

15.0 x 15.0 x 11.5cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Case.
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Moon Sun Cup

Large urushi lacquer coated wooden cup has a warm surface to touch that you will be surprised with. The surface of the cup neither gets wet with cold sake nor get hot with hot liquor. Gold and silver dots on a smooth black surface become premium accent of the cup.

φ14.5 x 15.0 cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood / Wooden Case
Care about urushi lacquer tableware. (no dishwasher, no microwave oven, no scrub brush, no metallic sponge, more cares... )
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Scraped Red Serving Bowl

Red urushi lacquer is coated over black urushi lacquer basecoat and is scraped off until the black basecoat slightly appears. This is the bowl you routinely use and is good for serving foods and flutes.

φ24.5 x 8.5 cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Paper Carton
Care about urushi lacquer tableware. (no dishwasher, no microwave oven, no scrub brush, no metallic sponge, more cares... )
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Sanke Tray

This tray has unique texture pattern on the urushi lacquer coated surface. The more you use the tray, the more you will have warm feeling on the texture pattern. Deep urumi color that is a mixture of red and black matches any colors of dishes.

28.5 x 39.0 x 2.0 cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood / Wooden Case
Care about urushi lacquer tableware. (no dishwasher, no microwave oven, no scrub brush, no metallic sponge, more cares... )

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Gold Leaf and Silver Leaf Auspicious Clouds Plate

This is a lightweight bamboo plate gorgeously coated with gold leaf and silver leaf. You can use this for serving cakes at tea time and also for serving foods at dinner time. You can place an order from minimum quantity of 2 for each.
17.0 x 24..0 x 3.0cm
Urushi lacquer, Urethan, / Wooden Case
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Soup Bowl with Gosei, Service for 5

Gosei is one of the subject for Japanese painting and depicts pine, bamboo, apricot, chrysanthemum, and orchid. These are the soup bowls with different patterns on a front-back both sides of each cover. Name depicting service is available on your request.

φ12.0 x 9.0 cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Case
Care about urushi lacquer tableware. (no dishwasher, no microwave oven, no scrub brush, no metallic sponge, more cares... )  
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Pair of Bowls with Pine and Apricot

Pair of Bowls has an auspicious symbol of pine and apricot patterns on the covers of each bowl.
This is a good commemorative for couples and also excellent gift for couples. We can depict name and family crest on the bowl by your request.

φ12.0 x 9.0 cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Box
Care about urushi lacquer tableware. (no dishwasher, no microwave oven, no scrub brush, no metallic sponge, more cares... )
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Plate with Pair of Cranes

This unique shape plate with deep red color and characteristic gold pair of cranes is easy to hold in your hands and good for serving hors d'oeuvre and sushi.  Foods on the plate look very good. Minimum order quantity is 2.

21.5 x 27.5 x 2.0 cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Paper Carton
Care about urushi lacquer tableware. (no dishwasher, no microwave oven, no scrub brush, no metallic sponge, more cares... )

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Vase with Genji Wheels

This is the vase peculiar to Japan that has a glossy deep black surface coated by urushi lacquer. Waves and Genji wheels are depicted by gold makie technique. Genji reminds us tales of Genji (Genji monogatari) a thousand years ago written by Shikibu Murasaki.

φ21.0 x 21.5cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Case
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Octagonal Vase with Long Tailed Rooster

Long tailed rooster is designated as a protected species and brings luck as it is often said in Japan.
Gold makie crafting technique is used for depicting long tailed rooster sitting on the plum tree with blossoms.

9.0 x 9.0 x 27.5cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Case
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Koma Horse Riding Cups

This is a colorful pair of cups for cold sake with red, green and gold stripes, and is the most gorgeous sake cup on our store. The pair of cups is colorfully finished up with a painting method for spinning top(Koma) . Optional service for depicting your name and family crest is available on your request.

φ8.0 x 5.5 cm /  Urushi lacquer, Wood / Wooden Case

Care about urushi lacquer tableware. (no dishwasher, no microwave oven, no scrub brush, no metallic sponge, more cares... )

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Gold Leaf Show Plate with Phoenix

This is an ornamental plate with phoenix depicted on gold leaf. The phoenix stands out against black urushi lacquer fringe. You can display the gold leaf show plate in your home, office or shop, and create a gorgeous atmosphere in your space.

φ 27.0 x 2.5cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Case
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Large Sake Cup with Treasure Ship

This is a beautiful large sake cup with 30 cm in diameter for ornamental use. Of course, you can taste a sake with the gorgeous cup. Treasure ship is depicted with gold makie on the smoothly finished red urushi lacquer surface.

φ30.0 x 12.5cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Case
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Large Sake Cup with Pair of Cranes

The pair of cranes indicating a good couple enjoying long life is depicted with gold makie technique on large sake cup that is 23.5cm in diameter. The urushi lacquer surface of the cup is scoured up very smoothly.

φ23.5 x 10.0cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Case
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Square Plate with Dragonflies

Dragon flies are depicted on a smooth surface of black urushi lacquer. Mothers of pearls are used for depicting wings of dagonflies. Cakes, Sushi and hors d'oeuvre is well served on the unique square plate.

23.0 x 23.0 x 3.5 cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Wooden Case
Care about urushi lacquer tableware. (no dishwasher, no microwave oven, no scrub brush, no metallic sponge, more cares... )
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Petal Shape Serving Plate x 5

This is a small size plate good for serving sweet cakes and has pretty looking unique petal shape.  Please enjoy the colorful 5 plates set.

 

 

 

 

Petal Shape Serving  Plate : 10.5 x 15.5 x 1.5cm /  Urushi lacquer, Wood / Paper Carton

Care about urushi lacquer tableware. (no dishwasher, no microwave oven, no scrub brush, no metallic sponge, more cares...

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Matte Red and Matte Tame Bowl with Tray

This is the bowls for daily use. You can choose either red or clear brown, or combination of red and clear brown. Small size bowl is for rice, and medium size bowl is for soup. Large size one is for cooked foods and noodle soup. However, you can use any favorite size of the bowl for your dish.

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Byakudan Bowl and Plate

These are very popular bowl and plate set in Japan and painted by tame nuri method that has clear brown color. Gold leaf pattern under the urushi coating becomes clear up as time ticks away. This is a method used for Scabbard and samurai warrior helmet. . You can select your favorite size and combination of this set.

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All Round Red Bowl

These are urushi lacquer coated bowls you routinely use and are lightweight easy to use bowls that bring your table pleasant atmosphere and conversations.
You can put rice, cooked foods, soup, and noodles in your preference. 

φ12.0 x 7.5 cm
Urushi lacquer, Wood
Paper Carton
Care about urushi lacquer tableware. (no dishwasher, no microwave oven, no scrub brush, no metallic sponge, more cares... )  

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