Japan heritage, Urushi lacquer dishes and ornaments.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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