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Wooden naga-hibachi

Price:  550,00

Fully restored sturdy wooden naga-hibachi 長火鉢 (oblong Japanese fire bowl). These type of braziers originate from Tôkyô.

The exterior and front of the drawers made from beautiful mulberry-wood with an amazing natural tiger stripe-like pattern. Varnished in a shiny warm brown shade.

The front on the right-side with three stacked drawers. The drawers equipped with a slender ‘tôshi-zagane’-handle. All these drawers run very smoothly. The sides set with handles in the shape of a Buddhist flame.

The large rectangular indentation for the coals is fitted with a copper liner. Above the copper container a loose wooden frame varnished in a dark brown colour.

The hibachi is in a very good condition. Please see the photo for reference.

Height 30.7 cm, Width 60.4 cm, Depth 35.8 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)

Ref. No. : 202008x

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