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Sori Yanagi Ladle


Made with durable & dependable 18-8 stainless steel, Sori Yanagi’s ladle, as with all his products, exeplify the Japanese traditions of fine craftmanship, simple design, and undeniably utility. The handle has a subtle curved design to fit well against the hand. With an all-in-one molded design that doesn’t collect food. Every Sori Yanagi creation aims to offer a pure manifestation of design nirvana: Simplicity of form, beauty of raw material, and unobtrusive function.
Sori Yanagi is one of the most respected product designers in Japan. His works are simple, beautiful, and extremely practical. He designed the 1964 Olympic cauldrons and his works are often on display at exhibitions. In recent years he has been increasingly reviewed in magazines around the world. His signature kettle won the Good Design Award again in 2013. His father, Soetsu Yanagi started “úMingei (Japanese folk art)in promotion, which valued the hand-crafted art of ordinary people and discovered beauty in everyday ordinary objects, ultimately establishing Nihon Mingeikan, the Folk Crafts Museum of Japan. Nihon Yoshokki Co Ltd was founded in 1955 in Tsubame City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, which is the center of cutlery and steel manufacturing. It manufactures most of the Sori Yanagi-designed kitchenware and tableware.

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About the Merchant

Saikai | Made in Japan, Curated in LA | Est. 1991

Established in 1991 in Los Angeles California, SAIKAI introduced Arita-yaki fine porcelain ware to retailers across the United States. Over the years, SAIKAI's focus has shifted to well-designed lifestyle products that were created by Japanese master craftsmen and designers throughout Japan. Their partnership with these artists have allowed them to curate and offer a variety of aesthetically modern Japanese, yet timelessly designed products while providing up-and-coming artists a path to market.

Additional information

Weight 5.4 oz
Dimensions 12.5 × 4 × 3 in