Originating in 18th century Japan, shou sugi ban is a particularly striking method of preserving wood by charring it with fire. The wood is burned until the surface is charred, and then coated with natural oil. The result is a scorched finish with a magnificent charcoal black color.
This bowl is Ash and further accented by a hand carved accent gilded with 22k gold leaf.
Measures 11-1/4 inches diameter by 5-3/8 inches high.
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