Cut away the bottom of the stump and bring it home. From there they would make a wood base and line the interior with metal, usually copper.
To use it they would take ashes from another hibachi fill this hibachi with them and burn a handful of charcoal to generate heat during Japan's winters. These are usually used as decorative flower arrangements.
It's 10 inches high at its highest point and 10 1/2 inches wide at its widest point It weighs just under 7 pounds (3 kilo) It has a copper metal lining in the top one third and raw wood at the bottom 2/3. That's where it would have been full of ashes. Please see our "Other" items. The item "RARE VINTAGE JAPANESE NATURAL WOOD HIBACHI / Ikebana Flower Pot" is in sale since Thursday, July 2, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "lsjapanstuff" and is located in Alhambra, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.