Moku Negoro


Unique Pieces made from well dried beech wood, ebonite and urushi lacquer
Aka Negoro Nuri lacquerware with an undercoat of black lacquer covered by a coat of red lacquer or vice versa used as vessels for food and drink offerings to the gods and buddhas, tableware and drinking vessels, tea utensils, and stationery came to be known as negoro. This term originates from Negoro-ji, a temple in Kishu.
"Yô no bi" beauty through use is an important aestetic aspect of "negoro-mono". Therefore the surface of negoro-nuri appears not as glossy and even as the surface of the "Tame-Negoro-Nuri"