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  • 13558 hinoki cedar wooden masu cup   lucky cat 2
  • 13558 hinoki cedar wooden masu cup   lucky cat
13558 hinoki cedar wooden masu cup   lucky cat 2 13558 hinoki cedar wooden masu cup   lucky cat

Hinoki Cedar Wooden Masu Cup - Natural, Lucky Cat Imprint, 93 g

£7.98

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. This cup also features a wood-burn imprint of a lucky cat on the side and a traditional lucky koban coin on the inside, bringing you good fortune with every sip. This cup can also be used as a household decoration and trinket holder.

Cup measures approx. 8.5cm in length, 8.5cm in width, 5.1cm in height.

ITEM ID: #13558

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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