Daiwa-hibachi 大和火鉢

Price:  650,00

Fully restored heavy and sturdy wooden daiwa-hibachi 大和火鉢 (Lit. ‘Ancient Japanese fire bowl’). A Kyôto-style table version of the more well know naga-hibachi. Could also be used as a side table and- or could be used for your magazines and newspapers.

Made from solid precious Keyaki wood (Zelkova – “Japanese oak”) varnished in a beautiful warm brown hue.

The front with three adjacent drawers with rectangular debossed drawer faces. They run very smoothly.
The sides with a pair of grips shaped like stylized Buddhist flames.

The large rectangular indentation for the coals is fitted with a copper liner. And as intended, the top can be removed from the bottom.

The hibachi is in a very good condition. Beautifully restored, with a nice shine and a beautiful natural grain. Please look at the photos for a clear condition reference.
Taishō period (1912-1926)
Height 37.8 cm, Width 80.8 cm, Depth 58.4 cm.
Weight 27.7 kg.

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 heat proof 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. : B2203


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