Yamanaka Lacquerware is famous for its wood Art Craft.
You may imagine Lacquerware (urushi) is black or red color coated (decorated) on wood .
Besides of black & red lacquerware, Yamanaka Lacquerware is well know for artistic wood body with beautiful cut lines decoration. Coating lacquer has transparency and you can enjoy the wood ring and decorative lines.
To create decoration (lines). Artisan apply the tip of the blade to the body that rotates at high speed. With many years of experience and skill, they can make even and beautiful lines.
Unique shape, traditional craft with modern design. Nice texture.
Lid of the canister can be a measure cup. You can put appropriate amount(volume) of tea leaves in the lid cup from tea canister, then put it into a teapot.