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Wooden Masu Cup - Natural, Demekin Goldfish Imprint, 95 g

£7.98

For a traditional sake experience.

Take sake back to its historic Edo shogunate roots with the decorative goldfish detail and mellow wood aromas this masu cup adds to your sake enjoyment. Traditionally poured to its brim or served with an overflowing shot glass inside, this wooden cups adds new layers of flavour and fragrance to your favourite sake, capturing the naturally soothing wooden cask notes of customarily brewed sake. Wood-burned with a beautiful demekin goldfish imprint on the inside, this masu cup can be used as a drinking vessel or a handy trinket holder.

Measures approx. 8.5cm in length, 8.5cm in width, 5cm in depth. 

ITEM ID: #16511

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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