Bamboo Water Ladle
Bamboo hishaku (water ladle) used during the Japanese tea ceremony. This is a furo style ladle, used with a portable brazier when heating water.
Handle length: 350mm
Diameter of cup: 55mm
Depth of cup: 50mm
Suikaen Yasaburo Tanimura is a 26th generation company that makes Takayama chasen and other bamboo tea utensils. It is named after the town of Takayama in Nara Prefecture, which is renowned for the manufacturing of premium hand crafted whisks since the middle of the Muromachi period (1336-1573).
The ladle is packaged in a cardboard box. It can be cleaned in warm water without soap and is typically placed face up after dry.