Magewappa round lunch box (middle) wiped lacquer
Made in the Kiso region of Nagano, this Magewappa is finished with wiped lacquer. In Nagano, lacquerware production has been popular for a long time as well as bending.
Hinoki is used for the side plates, and Sawara is used for the lid and bottom plate. All Kiso wood is used, including the bark of the wild cherry tree used to connect the seams . Hinoki cypress, which is sticky and bendable, is used for the side panels, making the most of each characteristic. All materials are light, so it is ideal as a portable lunch box.
The finish is wipe lacquer. Unpainted wood finish (plain wood) is colored and weak against water, so it is difficult to use it every day. You can use the natural material of wood and lacquer without urethane painting or coating, and it is strong against water and oil. If you do not wash it immediately, the color and oil content of the ingredients will not stain, so you can leave it as it is after you finish eating.
There are two types: “round” and “oval”. This round shape is based on the bento box that was used when stacking tea in the old days. Both the main body and the lid are deep because they were used for ochazuke in lunch boxes and as a cup for hot water after eating. It's deep and the lid can be used like a vessel, so it's great for picnics and outdoors. You can also use the lid as a soup bowl for bento lunches and add instant miso soup or hot soup. The wiped lacquer finish makes it easy to serve soups.
Not only can it be used as a lunch box, but it is also recommended to use leftover cooked rice as a mini rice bowl at home.
again, You can separate the main body and the lid and use it as a regular meal bowl.
Please note that the main body and lid are made of the same material, so they are not airtight.
When washing, detergent can be used without any problems. Avoid using hard brushes and wash with a sponge or acrylic scrubbing brush. After washing, if you wipe it off immediately, you can use it cleanly without leaving any traces of water droplets, but there is almost no need to worry about mold.
Side plate: Hinoki Kiso, Nagano Prefecture
Lid/bottom plate: Kiso, Nagano Prefecture
Joining seams: Wild cherry bark Kiso, Nagano Prefecture
(Medium) Lid size: Diameter 13cm x Height 7cm Capacity: Approximately 600ml
<(Small) Lid size: Diameter 11cm x Height 6cm Capacity: Approximately 330ml ＞
[Precautions for use and care]
・Since it cannot be sealed, when carrying a lunch box, please do not put anything that produces a lot of juice.
・Please avoid soaking in water for a long time.
・Avoid washing with a hard brush. The lacquer coating may be scraped off.
・After washing with water, wipe off the water with a cloth.
・Please refrain from using a dishwasher, microwave oven, or refrigerator.
*Frequently Asked Questions/Supplementary Comments*
・"Round" There are 2 types of "Oval" and 3 sizes of "Small", "Medium" and "Large". (The production situation may change due to the fact that it is becoming difficult to obtain wide materials.)
・We also accept repainting and repair correspondence at the workshop where we made it for a fee. Please contact our shop.