Japanese Donabe Pot IGA WARE


Japanese Donabe Pot IGA WARE


A traditional shape Japanese Donabe Pot (Iga Clay Cooking pot); all processes are handmade by artisans in Iga, a Japanese city renowned for its superb pottery; IGA-Ware.

This Donabe Pot is also called ONABE in Japanese and it is not too much to say that most Japanese family has at least one Donabe at home. 

Japanese Donabe Pot can be used to cook a variety of dishes and is known for its excellent heat retention and heat resistance. The inner lid helps apply pressure when cooking, allowing the food to cook evenly. It’s great for stews and soups, good for cooking Asian style hot pot. 

This Japanese Donabe Pot can only be used for a fire stovetop and it is not electric stove safe.

Perfect for gift giving for any occasion, especially housewarming gifts.

Product Details

Size 8: φ260 x H165 (φ10"x6.5")
Capacity: 2500cc (for 3 to 4 use)
Weight: approx. 3.5 kg
Materials: Iga clay
Color: Brown, Black, and White
Made in: Iga City, Mie Prefecture, Japan


 -Not electric, Induction safe.
 -Dishwasher and Microwave safe  
 -Oven, Stovetops safe. 

How To Use and Care for Japanese Donabe Pot?

 -Don't heat up without food or liquid inside.
 -Avoid rapid temperature change.
 -When using, make sure the bottom surface is dry.
 -Don't pour or soak in cold water when the pot is still hot.
 -The best cooking heat is medium heat or lower.
 -Once it's boiling, reduce heat to low to keep cooking.

Google "donabe cooking," and you will find various recipes and videos showing how to use your donabe.


 -The more you use the IGA-WARE Japanese Donabe pot, the more the original color appears.
 -Designed and made in Iga City Mie Prefecture, Japan
 -Excellent heat retention and heat resistance
 -The coarse soil of Iga has excellent breathability 
 -By finishing thick molding, heat is stored and then gently transferred.

Important About The Japanese Donabe Pot:

Please note that we cannot accept returns or exchanges for the following reasons since there is no problem with its quality.
 -This Donabe is handmade one by one so that there may be backlash, black spots, and protrusion.
 -The color of the donabe pot and lid may differ, the bottom surface inside the dobnabe has a rough texture.

Shipping Cost:

We use DHL Express for all shipments and it generally costs USD49.00/per item to the USA, Australia, and most other countries.

Customs Charges & Taxes

Please note that our product prices do not include customs charges or taxes. You are responsible for paying any such amounts for your location.

How to order the Japanese Donabe Pot?

Are you looking for authentic traditional products or traditional products-ish?
We find many Japanese traditional styles everywhere at a reasonable cost, which doesn’t affect product functionality. If you are looking for a real one, we just sell an authentic product here. 
Just add it to the shopping cart!

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All the procedures of your order

Once we receive your order, the thank you message from Omotenashi Square will be sent out upon your order to notify you that your order has been accepted but not confirmed.

We will contact you again to confirm the availability of the items in your order within three business days. A full refund will be issued if we cannot supply the items in your order or meet your requested delivery date.

How many days it would take to receive the order?

We use DHL express, the world’s leading logistics company, for delivery to most countries and usually, it takes 3 to 5 business days after it has shipped to the US or Australia from Osaka Japan. In some remote regions would take more time. You can track your shipment in real time because we will send you your tracking number for DHL express when it has shipped.

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Shipping Cost & Inquiries

Dear Customer,

Before placing your order, please kindly note the following.

1. Shipping Delays

Due to COVID-19, shipping may be delayed significantly depending on the courier used, the timing of the purchase, and restrictions in both Japan and the destination country. Shipping may not be available for some destinations.

2. Customs Fees & Taxes

Our product prices do not include customs fees or taxes. We have no control over these charges and cannot tell you the cost as they differ for each country. For more information, contact your local customs office. If you have any questions or concerns, contact us before purchasing. We will do our best to respond promptly.

3. Shipping Cost

Currently, we use DHL Express for all shipments all over the world.

It generally costs USD35.00/per item for weight below 2kg and USD54.00/per item over 2 kg to 3.5 kg shipping to the USA, Australia, and most other countries. Shipping costs may vary in the quantity of the item. And please note the total weight or the dimensional weight of the item.  Even though an item weight 2kg generally costs USD35.00, the shipping cost is more expensive due to the dimensional weight. 

We can estimate the shipping cost before you fill out all the necessary information on the check-out page. Please let us know the item, quantity, and delivery address so we can check the shipping cost. You can be sure how much you would pay for it before you check out.

Thank you for understanding, 

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Japanese Donabe Pot IGA WARE

This nabe itself is lovely. Just right for a family dinner on a cold winter evening. It heats up nicely with our tabletop stove

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