The Kodama Bento Box : A lunch box design inspired by Japanese folklore.
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The Kodama Hotaru Bento Box is an elegant traditional hand-painted lunchbox with a large capacity and a matching cotton bag.
Kodama (木霊 in Japanese) are tree spirits in Japanese folklore. It is said that every hundred year old tree has a spirit that can appear in different forms like that of animals (a deer, a bear), plant life (a leaf or a flower) or an element (fire). Those who know these trees protect them and are in turn protected by the supernatural beings.
The Kodama represented on the bento box is a Hotaru (螢 firefly in Japanese).
This bento box has two levels (500 + 700ml), with a total capacity of 1200ml. The upper level has a white airtight lid to prevent spills.
Dimensions: 16.7 x 12.5 x 8.1 cm.
Can be used in the micro-wave and dishwasher but without the lids.
Sold with a black bento belt.
Made in Japan.
Bento Bag 100% cotton - Made in Japan.
|Microwave use:||Yes but remove the lids|
|Capacity:||1200ml (500ml +700ml)|
|Traditionally Hand Painted||by traditional bento painters|
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