6.5" wide opening.
2.5" deep basin.
5" from base to top of lid.
10.25" wide across the handles.
Perfect for soups and stews for 1-2 people.
Nagatani-en donabe are made about 250 miles south-west of Tokyo in the Iga Province. These Iga-yaki donabe have been skillfully crafted under the Nagatani family for close to 8 generations. Since the Iga region was once the bed of Lake Biwa around 5 million years ago, the clay used contains many fossilized micro-organisms which creates an extremely porous body. Using the clay creates excellent heat retention and distribution while being durable.