Japanese Tin Cherry Bark
This tea tin is a Japanese hand-made craft. This type of cherry bark craft is made exclusively in Akita prefecture in Japan. The craft is believed to have started with samurai warriors, and then spread to local craftsmen.
The tin is made of polished cherry bark with the inner surface of metal. The tea tin has an inner lid to better seal and exclude air. Because the cherry bark is an organic material every tin is unique.
How much tea can be stored in a tin is depending on the volume. Different types of tea vary a lot in volume.
Dimensions: The tin is about 10 cm high and 6 cm wide.