A great urushi bowls by laquer artist Kikuchi from Kitakata. The Aizunuri 会津塗, Aizushikki 会津漆器 are the correct definition of this laquerware. This bowls are made of fine wood and natural Japanese laquer. Aizuwakamatsu is the town near Kitakata, this area is renown for laques. Photo © Flavio Gallozzi - All rights reserved.