Wooden rice storage box, stylish, Masuda Kiribako

Stylish and cute wooden rice storage box of Masuda Kiribako

Stylish and cute wooden rice storage box of Masuda Kiribako

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[Masuda Kiribako]Rice storage box

$57.99~ USD

  • Our original set
  • Exclusive gift box
  • With Japanese description
  • With English description

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Wooden rice storage box as an interior item

Wooden rice storage box of Masuda Kiribako is characterized by its stylish design with traditional skill. Stylish, usable, and cute wooden rice storage box.
This is a “display storage box”!

Rice in wooden rice storage box of Masuda Kiribako

5 recommended points of wooden rice storage box of Masuda Kiribako

Let us introduce 5 recommended points of this wooden rice storage box.

  1. Point.1Stylish square form

    There are many rectangle form rice storage boxes. However, we seldom see the square wooden rice storage box.
    Originally, rice storage boxes have been stored in a cool, dark place. So, rectangle form is smarter than square form.
    However, stylish wooden rice storage box of Masuda Kiribako is “a display storage box.” You can put the storage box on the kitchen counter or in the cupboard. The wooden rice storage box becomes a stylish interior item!

  2. Point.2Clear lid to see inside

    The lid of wooden rice storage box is designed by Masuda Kiribako.
    This lid is the combination of clear acryl board and “shiho-san” lid.
    “Shiho-san” lid is a traditional skill of paulownia boxes. It has four wooden bars on the back side of lid. This method has high airtight effect and hard to be come off from the box when it falls. So, you do not have to worry about dripping rice by any chance you knock the box over.

    Also, you can see the contents from the lid. You do not have to open lid to check the remaining.

  3. Point.3Masu is magnetic!?

    The best attractive point of this wooden rice storage box is this magnetic masu! Masu is a wooden square box to measure rice. A cup of masu can contain 180 cc (ml).

    Unlike usual masu, the masu of this wooden rice storage box has rounded form. It is unique and cute!
    The most surprising secret of this masu is magnetic character. You can put the masu on the back side of lid! So, you do not have to search masu in rice.
    In addition, the magnet is embedded on the wood. You cannot find out its magnetic character at one look. If you do not know the secret, you will be surprised!

    Magnetic masu on the back of lid
  4. Point.4Lid can be hung on the box

    The lid of wooden rice storage box has grooves at the part of it. You can hang the lid on the box. What a great idea!
    You can feel the detailed work of Japanese craftsmen.

    Lid of wooden rice storage box is hung on the box
  5. Point.5Can be a food storage container

    This wooden storage box is for rice. However, paulownia box has adequate effect to preserve. Therefore, you can store vegetables or dry food. This wooden rice storage box has great design. So, you can put anything you want in the box, anywhere you would like to put the box.

2 sizes of wooden rice storage of Masuda Kiribako

Masuda Kiribako offers 2 sizes of wooden rice storage boxes; 3kg and 5kg.
3kg box is best for couples. If your refrigerator has enough space, you can store the rice storage box in the refrigerator.
5kg is best for 3 or more family members.

What is Masuda Kiribako?

Masuda Kiribako is an atelier of paulownia box. It is in Koga city of Fukuoka prefecture and established in 1966.
Masuda Kiribako has produced paulownia boxes for ceramic dolls or art work of pots and tableware.

Masuda Kiribako has got great reputation from artists or public institute. For example, they created the paulownia boxes for the pots or statues exhibited in Kyushu National Museum. Also, they crated paulownia boxes for national treasures.

Recently, Masuda Kiribako collaborates with a design project company “trythink” and produces new paulownia box products. In addition to this wooden rice storage box, Masuda Kiribako produces other “display storage box.”

What is the difference of wooden rice storage box of Azmaya and Masuda Kiribako?

In our store, another wooden rice storage box of Azmaya is also popular.
What is the difference of these wooden rice storage box?
Stylish one or traditional one. Let’s see the difference!

The Picture below shows the 5kg wooden rice storage boxes of Azmaya and Masuda Kiribako.
Wooden rice container of Azmaya looks “elegant and modest.” The sliding door reminds us the shoji, a Japanese sliding screen. It looks like a small wooden chest of drawers.

On the contrary, the wooden rice storage box of Masuda Kiribako looks “stylish and modern.” The magnetic rounded masu makes this wooden rice storage box more unique. If you like unique and modern design, the wooden rice storage box of Masuda Kiribako is better for you.

Difference of wooden rice storage boxes of Azmaya and Masuda Kiribako
Left: Azmaya, Right: Masuda Kiribako

Wooden rice storage box for celebration of wedding!

In Japan, rice has the meaning of rich harvest or prosperity of posterity. Sending rice or rice container has the wish that “the bride and groom can spend a fruitful life” or “the new couple will not suffer from starving.”
Traditional and modern wooden rice storage box of Masuda Kiribako is a suitable item for wedding celebration gift! Moreover, rice storage box is good item for housewarming gift or a present for rice lovers.

Wrapping for a large size product

If you want to wrap the wooden rice storage box up with a wrapping paper, we cannot wrap the whole product.
We will cover the four sides of the product with a wrapping paper.
We appreciate your understanding.
Also, please note that we cannot prepare the "Paper wrapping bag" for this product.

[Large size products]
* Rice stocker of Azmaya, Rice stocker of Masuda Kiribako Store, Cuckoo clock of more Trees design, etc.
Example of wrapping for large-size products
(Wrapping example of rice stocker of Masuda Kiribako Store.)

Paper bag for a large size product

If you would like to purchase paper bag (USD $0.99) for this product, the paper bag will be navy paper bag for large size. You cannot choose other colors. We use the navy paper bags and will not contact you even you choose other colors.
Also, for the 10kg wooden rice container of Azmaya, the paper bag will be white (free). We appreciate your kind understanding.
* White paper bags are available for every product

Paper bag for large-size products.
Image of paper bag for large-size products: Navy
[Large size products]
5kg rice stocker of Azmaya, Rice stocker of Masuda Kiribako Store, Cuckoo clock of more Trees design, Wine cooler of Azmaya, etc.

Caring tips

  • * If you want to wrap this product up with wrapping paper, we cannot wrap the whole product.
    We will cover the four sides of the product with a wrapping paper.
    Also, please note that we cannot prepare the "Paper wrapping bag" for this product.
  • * All the products are handmade by traditional craftsmen. Please enjoy different perspective of each product.

Putting name service

We cannot offer putting name service for all products. We appreciate your kind understanding.