Tasmanian Tiger - Mamezara Plate
Not to be confused with its cousin the Tasmanian Devil, the Tasmanian Tiger was the largest carnivorous marsupial to survive into the modern age. They were known to hop short distances on their hind legs. The last surviving example died in a Hobart zoo in 1936, his name was Benjamin. Since then, there has been numerous unconfirmed sightings.
In Japanese, mame originally means beans, that signifies tiny/small, zara means dish. The Mamezara plates have been admired in Japan, and due to the vast array of designs, these plates are especially popular with collectors.
. Inspired and designed in Australia + crafted in Arita, Japan
. Made using a 400 year old tradition
. Arita porcelain
. Traditional cobalt blue
. 10.5 cm diameter
. For display or to serve
. Dishwasher and microwave safe
. Comes with matching gift box