Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Tokoname Pottery Salt and Sugar Jars
Traditional pottery condiment containers
So you have your fine Japanese salt and your fine Japanese sugar, but want a fine Japanese jar to put them in, right? Something that would guarantee that humidity doesn't sneak in and make the salt and sugar clump. Perhaps something made in one of Japan's finest pottery traditions? As luck would have it, a shop in Nara with a tradition going back to 1716 has you and your condiments covered with the Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Tokoname Pottery Salt and Sugar Jars!
The Tokoname in the name of the Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten Tokoname Pottery Salt and Sugar Jars is the area in Japan's Aichi Prefecture where the technique for this fine Sue-type pottery comes from. Combined with a simple and elegant design that is at the same time timeless and modern, these 9 x 8.5 cm (3.5 x 3.3") jars fit right in with your kitchen and keep their contents safe from humidity. And they each come with a measuring spoon made of urethane-covered maple wood that you can keep in the jars for easier and faster use!
Specs and Features:
- Contains 2 jars, 2 measuring spoons
- Jar dimensions: 9 x 8.5 cm (3.5 x 3.3")
- Jar weight: 300 g (10.6 oz)
- Salt measuring spoon dimensions: 2.5 x 4.5 x 1 cm (1 x 1.8 x 0.4")
- Sugar measuring spoon dimensions: 3 x 5 x 2 cm (1.2 x 2 x 0.8")
- Salt measuring spoon capacity: 1/2 regular tea spoon
- Sugar measuring spoon capacity: 1 regular tea spoon
- Material: Sue-ware pottery, urethane covered maple wood
- Made in traditional pottery production center Tokoname, Aichi Prefecture
- From traditional Nara store Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten (est. 1716)