Hibachi


Désignation: Hibachi
Pays: Japan
Date: Edo Period, early 19th century
Taille: 28 cm high - 25 cm diameter
Description: A rare and very elegant hibachi made of a massive bamboo tree root.

The hibachi (Japanese: 火鉢, "fire bowl") is a traditional Japanese heating device. It consists of a round, cylindrical, or a box-shaped, open-topped container, made from or lined with a heatproof material and designed to hold burning charcoal.