Onishi Lacquerware

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Onishi Lacquerware is a renowned store located in Kyoto, Japan. Founded in 1789, the store has a long-standing history of producing high-quality lacquerware. It is conveniently located right across from the Higashiyama station near Sanjo Ohashi, which is also the end of the famous Tokaido road.

The store has inherited the techniques of lacquerware making from the skilled artisan Tsuneshichi Otsuya from generation to generation. In the old days, Onishi Lacquerware produced lacquerware for the Imperial Palace, showcasing their exceptional craftsmanship. Today, the store continues to produce Kyoto lacquerware, as well as local lacquerware.

Onishi Lacquerware offers a wide variety of small items such as tea utensils, which are perfect for souvenir shopping or as a gift for your loved ones. Additionally, the store actively works on the production of made-to-order products to cater to customers’ unique requirements.

The lacquerware produced by Onishi Lacquerware is known for its exquisite beauty and durability. The skilled artisans at the store use traditional techniques that have been passed down through generations to create stunning pieces that are sure to impress.

The store’s prime location near the Higashiyama station makes it easily accessible to tourists and locals alike. Visitors to the store can witness the intricate process of lacquerware making up close and learn about the history and techniques of this traditional craft.

Onishi Lacquerware’s commitment to quality and customer satisfaction has earned them a reputation as one of the best lacquerware stores in Kyoto. Their dedication to preserving traditional techniques while adapting to modern tastes is evident in their exceptional products.

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