Hiroshige was a Japanese ukiyo-e (“pictures of the floating world”) painter known for painting all kinds of cats in playful and relaxed positions. Hiroshige’s cats were loved throughout Japan and became integral to their cultural artwork. Cats have been symbols of good luck and playful mischief in Japan for centuries, and this little ceramic cat chopstick rest would be perfect to bring luck or give a subtle nod to your mischievous side. With its relaxed stretching position, it has a cute notch behind it’s head for resting delicate handmade chopsticks
. For a unique dinnerware set, pair this with a variety of our whimsical chopstick rests
to bring fun and symbolic meaning to your table. Chopstick rests are also the perfect small gift to surprise a friend or colleague with, and would make for excellent stocking stuffers or unique party favors!
These wonderful chopstick rests are made in Japan at a small ceramics workshop, making each piece unique in its own way. Protected with a smooth glaze and also dishwasher safe, this wonderful chopstick rest is certain to quickly become one of your favorite pieces to bring to the table!
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