Azmaya Iga Clay Mortar & Pestle

New from Azmaya is this traditionally crafted mortar and pestle set made from iga yellow clay and Japanese sansho pepper wood. Handmade in Japan's Iga Province with the area's rich, local clay, the mortar is finished with iron black glaze on the outside and features a detailed carving on the interior to assist with grinding of seeds, chilis, beans, miso, and all variety of herbs and spices. Lightly glazed on the inside with a pour spout at the rim, this object is wonderfully sized for the home kitchen. Carved from raw, unfinished sansho pepper wood, the pestle is beautiful and comfortable in the hand allowing its user to crush ingredients with ease, and is finished with the addition of a silk tie. 

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Partnering with artists and designers throughout Japan, Azmaya brings to life high-quality, functional products for the dining room, kitchen, and home. Superior craftsmanship and attention to detail are hallmarks of each product collaboration Azmaya pursues, as evidenced in this outstanding brass-handled butter knife designed by Osamu Saruyama. 

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Mortar width: 127mm / 5". Mortar height: 57mm / 2.25". Pestle length: 122mm / 4.8".
Mortar: Iga yellow clay with iron black glaze. Pestle: Sansho pepper wood with silk tie.
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