Hinoki Cedar Wooden Masu Cup - Natural, Congratulation Imprint, 90 g Low in Stock (only 5 available)


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 "Kotohogi - Congratulation" on the side. If sake drinking is not for you, this cup can also be used as a household decoration and trinket holder.

Cup measures approx. 8cm in length, 8cm in width, 5.5cm in height.

VARU-ID: #11942


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.