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Keyaki [Zelkova tree] Go Bowls, "Hon-in-bo gata" Shape

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¥39,000

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This is made from the highest quality Keyaki [zelkova] wood, that is famous for its beautiful grain patterns and gloss color.

This go bowl's shape is made in the traditional bamboo shape called "Hon-in-bo gata".
This is a sample image. Please kindly understand the actual design may be a little bit different or changed.

Today's round-shaped Go bowl is called 'Yasui type'.
But until Yasui type emerged, this "Hon-in-bo" shape was more popular and mainstream for a long time of Japanese history.
The "Hon-in-bo gata" shape Go bowl looks like bamboo as you see from the photo image.
Yasui-shaped Go bowls are popular in general, but "Hon-in-bo gata" shape is loved by serious players and collectors who are fascinated by its traditional technique and its unique character.
Keyaki [zelkova] is one of the most popular materials for Japanese wood crafts as it has not only clear grain patterns but also water- and humidity-resistant.
  • Keyaki [zelkova] "hon-in-bo gata" shape Go bowls
  • Conformity Go stone for size:
    size 30 - 38
  • Please bear the actual cost for shipping charges outside Japan.
You may find small knots, burrs, rolled-in bark as all these products are made of natural wood materials.
There may be some small flaw or scratch, dent, chipping.

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