Rikyu Tokusa Donabe

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A classic donabe in gorgeous hand-painted tokusa* style glaze. Traditionally used for Japanese hot pot meals such as shabu shabu and yosenabe, the Rikyu Tokusa donabe is also an ideal vessel for stewing and braising.

The porous nature of the Iga-sourced clay allows it to retain heat long after being removed from the flame, making it suitable for serving at the table, where it makes for a beautiful presentation as well as a convenient serving bowl. Pair with a Windmill Palm or Rush Trivet to protect your table from heat when serving direct from the stove or oven.

Specifically for use on gas stovetops, over an open flame, or in an oven up to 500°F. Cannot be used on electric stovetops.

The finest in Japanese clay cookware, Nagatani-en's non-toxic, single-origin artisan ceramics are all produced in Japan's Iga region, famed for its clay, sourced from the 4-million-year-old Biwa lakebed. This unique porous clay is highly durable, with excellent heat retention, and forms the base for all of Nagatani-en's premium Iga-yaki pottery.

Materials: Clay from the Iga region of Japan, non-toxic natural glaze.

Designed and made in Iga, Japan.

Measures 8.1” x 5.1” , holds .75 qt.

*Tokusa is the name of a plant which grows natively in Japan and has thin straight leaves, inspiring the thin straight brush strokes on the donabe's glaze.