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  • 13979 ceramic sake set   grey and white  sake kanji pattern

Ceramic Sake Set - Grey and White, Sake Kanji Pattern, 500 g, 5 items

£25,99
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For friendly get-togethers around sake rice wine.

Made in Japan, this traditional set of 4 ceramic sake ochoko cups and a tokkuri sake beaker, together with a sake of your choice, can set any dinner party off to a fun and unique start. To follow the traditional practises of the shogunate class, gently warm your sake by placing the tokkuri, filled below the neck, in a pan of hot water, then pour into the ochoko of your guests. Each item in this unique sake set has been decorated with the Japanese kanji character for 'sake' in a traditional calligraphy style.

Tokkuri measures approx. 8cm in diameter, 13m in height.
Ochoko measure approx. 5cm in diameter, 4.7cm in height.

VARU-ID: #13979

Background

While beer is the most commonly enjoyed alcohol in Japan, sake is by far the most well-known alcohol for being distinctly Japanese. Sake is traditionally served in a variety of different cups and bottles. Tokkuri and ochoko sets such as these are great for when you want to enjoy a warmed up sake. For a great range of different sake cups and bottles, have a browse through japancentre.com's Sake and More section.

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