YAMASE Tokoname Mortar 18cm
The interior of Japanese mortar is carved with ridges called "kushime", meaning comb pattern. Yamase ceramics makes the kushime by hand carving which enables to make sharp ridges to smoothly grind the ingredients. The interior of the mortar is enamel coated to prevent the smell of ingredients. The mortar is baked by high temperature to enhance durability.
It can be used as a salad bowl by making dressing and mixing vegetables inside the mortar.
-There may be white spots seen in the interior due to the manufacturing process.
-Please avoid from grinding too hard ingredients.
-Size and weight:
15cm: Φ15xH7cm, 452g
18cm: Φ18xH8.5cm, 760g
21cm: Φ21xH9.5cm, 1088g
24cm: Φ24xH11cm, 1292g
-Origin: Aichi, Japan