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  • 13180 hinoki cedar wooden masu cup natural

Wooden Masu Cup - Natural, 95 g

£5.98
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Say 'kanpai!' to authentic sake drinking.

Embrace the sake-drinking practices of the samurai and shogunate with this wooden masu cup. Made in Japan, this square-shaped cup is made with natural Japanese cedar wood, giving the cup a wooden fragrance that adds to the sake drinking experience. If sake drinking is not for you, this cup can also be used as a household decoration and trinket holder.


Cup measures approx. 8.5cm in length, 8.5cm in width, 5.3cm in height.

ITEM ID: #13180

Background

Masu were standard sake drinking vessels that originated in the Edo shogunate of the 1600s. Nowadays small ceramic or glass cups tend to be used day-to-day, with masu generally being utilised during special occasions and ceremonies. Wooden masu cups such as this are considered a great luxury and a symbol of good luck. For a great selection of sake drinking vessels, as well as other Japanese serveware, take a look at japancentre.com's Dining section.

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