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  • 13559 hinoki cedar wooden masu cup   natural  cherry blossom
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Hinoki Cedar Wooden Masu Cup - Natural, Cherry Blossom Imprint, 100 g Low in Stock (only 3 available)

£7.98
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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. This cup also features a wood-burn imprint of cherry blossom on the inside. Simple yet elegant, just like the famous Japanese flower itself, this cup takes you from the roots of sake history to the fresh, new beginnings of Japanese spring. 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: #13559

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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