Chestnut wood tray

A made from cherry wood is a traditional Japanese serving tray characterized by its intricate carving technique. The term Mebori refers to a method of wood carving that emphasizes the natural grain and texture of the wood, creating a beautiful, tactile surface that's both visually appealing and functional. When made from cherry wood, the tray not only showcases the exquisite craftsmanship but also the rich, warm hues and fine grain patterns unique to cherry wood.

Cherry wood is highly valued for its color, smooth grain, and durability, making it an excellent material for fine woodworking projects like serving trays. The use of cherry wood adds a level of sophistication and elegance to the tray, making it a prized possession in households or a valued gift.

The process of creating involves carefully selecting the wood, shaping the tray, and then meticulously carving the surface to enhance the natural wood grain. The result is a functional piece of art that celebrates the beauty of natural wood and the skill of the artisan. These trays are often used in tea ceremonies, as part of a kaiseki meal, or simply to add a touch of Japanese aesthetic to everyday life.

Size Φ 24 cm / 9.45 inc