Daiwa-hibachi 大和火鉢 大和火鉢

Price:  650,00

Fully restored sturdy wooden daiwa-hibachi 大和火鉢 大和火鉢 (Lit. ‘Ancient Japanese fire bowl’). A Kyôto-style table version of the more well know naga-hibachi. Made from precious Keyaki wood (Zelkova – “Japanese oak”) with a beautiful dark brown varnish.

The front with four drawers, of which three in a row. The row drawers equipped with a slender ‘fiddlehead-fern’-handle, and the drawer above these with a pull-ring. All these drawers run very smoothly. The sides with rectangular grip handles inlaid with dark wood.

The large square indentation for the coals is fitted with a copper liner. Abobe this liner a thin dark wooden frame. The smaller square indentation on the side is for utensils and covered by a loose solid lid. On the inside a removable wooden tray.

The hibachi is in a very good condition. Beautifully restored, and with a nice shine.

Height 29.2 cm, Width 65.4 cm, Depth 43.7 cm.
Taishō period (1912-1926).
The hibachi is a traditional Japanese heating device. It is a brazier which is either round, cylindrical, or box-shaped, open-topped container, made from or lined with a heatproof material and designed to hold burning charcoal. It is filled with incombustible ash, and charcoal sits in the centre of the ash. Hibachi were used for heating, not for cooking. It heats by radiation, and is too weak to warm a whole room. (From Wikipedia)

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : N2469


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