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Arita-yaki Mamezara Tiny Dish

Colour:  
Crane
Pine
Bamboo
Plum Blossoms
Deer
$ 16.00 USD

In stock

Arita-yaki (Arita ware) is a broad term for Japanese porcelain made in the area around the town of Arita in Saga prefecture, northwestern Kyūshū island, which was the first place to produce ceramics in Japan.

Mamezara (literally translates to 'bean plate' - tiny things are called 'mame' = bean) are said to be originated in Arita, they are popular item on the everyday dining table in Japan - great for serving tiny portion of food or condiments, to be used as cutlery rests, jewelry dish, etc.

These tiny dishes are produced by a traditional Arita ware maker of over 250 years of history in producing porcelain ware in Arita. Happy motifs such as crane, pine bamboo, plum blossoms and deer are handpainted in the sometsuke technique on each dish by artisans.

Simple and charming dish to add a little joy on your table. 

 

Measurements:
  [Crane] 8×8×2cm / 3.15" x 3.15" x 0.8"
  [Bamboo] 8.5×6.5×2cm
  [Pine] 8.3×6.3×2cm
  [Plum Blossoms] 8×8×2cm
  [Deer] 7×7×2cm

Material: Porcelain
Made in Japan

Orders are shipped from Mashiko, Japan using Japan Post mail services. You may select your preferred way of shipping - you will see the shipping options with cost and time estimate upon checkout or at shipping calculator which appears at the bottom of the cart page. (*Temporarily we are unable to ship to certain countries as international mail services are suspended due to COVID-19.)

See here for the full information on shipping.

Shipping cost is determined by weight of the package and destination and it depends on the shipping option you select.

Orders are typically shipped within 1-5 business days of your purchase.

 

SHIPPING: UNITED STATES & AUSTRALIA

Currently EMS and Airmail services with Japan Post are suspended since April due to COVID-19 so we are temporarily shipping with either of the following options:

Yamato Transport*: 1-2 weeks / Starts from $27
International Parcel by Sea/Surface: About 2 months (it can take over 3 months to the US) / Starts from $19

*You may be collected custom fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.
*There are certain items that can not be sent by Yamato Transport such as tea and aroma mist.

 

SHIPPING: CANADA & MEXICO

Registered Airmail: 5-15 Business Days / Starts from $7
EMS: 5-7 Business Days / Starts from $20

SHIPPING: EUROPE*

Registered Airmail: 5-15 Business Days / Starts from $7
EMS: 5-7 Business Days / Starts from $22

*You may be collected custom fee upon arrival of package and this is responsible of the customer not Uguisu.

Returns Policy

We will only provide a refund in the event of damaged or defective items that we cannot replace. If you wish to return or exchange an item you must first contact us within 7 days of arrival by email at hello [at] uguisustore.com

We will not be able to accept return or exchange of items if contacted after 7 days of arrival, so please make sure to open the package and check the contents as soon as the package arrives.

All customers are responsible for shipping costs as well as duties on all returned items. We can not refund shipping if the package has already been shipped.

When the package for your order gets returned to us after no re-delivery is arranged when you needed to, we can resend you the package but you will need to pay for the postage again. If you choose to cancel the items, we can refund the amount for the purchased items but not the postage as it has already been shipped and is totally non-refundable.