Yoshita Kasho Hokusai Red Fuji Maki-e Glass Sake Cup

JPY ¥24,800

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A magnificent piece of golden glass, now featuring a miniature painting of Red Fuji by Hokusai, from the Thirty Six Views of Mt. Fuji series. This majestic depiction of Mount Fuji adds a captivating element to the glass base.

This glass sake cup is coated with transparent lacquer, and its unevenly brushed layer enhances the gold's reflection, beautifully mingling with the crimson red of the Red Fuji painting. The interplay of gold and red creates a magical scene, bringing the iconic mountain to life on the glass surface.

The Red Fuji at the bottom is exquisitely hand painted, showcasing the grandeur of the mountain in a compact form. Protected by a glass layer, this design allows you to admire the artwork without the worry of scratches. Made in Aomori prefecture by Tsugaru Vidro, this heat-proof glass reflects the esteemed tradition of Japanese glassware.

The painting of Red Fuji is not just a simple depiction but a dynamic and vivid representation, capturing the essence of Hokusai's famed artwork. The red dye of the painting reflects and glimmers on the glass surface, creating a mesmerizing effect.

With the striking image of Red Fuji, this sake drinkware transforms your home bar into a space of elegance and allure, impressing both guests and family. It is believed that beautifully crafted sake ware enhances the flavor of sake.

Ideal for special occasions, whether enjoying sake alone or with guests, this exquisite sake cup serves as an exceptional gift for sake aficionados, presented in a chic box featuring the Yoshita Kasho logo.

Yoshita Kasho, renowned for their innovative tableware crafts using lacquer, brings a modern twist to traditional art with this Red Fuji design. By applying lacquer to glassware crafted using the traditional Tsugaru Vidro technique, they continue to explore new horizons in lacquerware, now beautifully exemplified by the majestic and miniature painting of Red Fuji.


  • Dimension: D 6 cm(2.4 in) x H 5.5 cm(2.2 in)
  • Capacity: 50 ml (1.7 oz)
  • Box: 9.5 cm (3.7 in) x 9.5 cm (3.7 in) x H 8.0 cm (3.1 in)
  • Material: Glass
  • Origin: Made in Japan 
  • Brand: Yoshita Kasho


    Yoshita Kasho runs a lacquer painting company in Ishikawa Prefecture, highly renowned in Japan for their tableware crafts using lacquer and innovative designs. Their products are unique and modern in their application of lacquer painting on glassware. Their designs employ glass, gold, silver and limpet shells, forever aspiring to explore unprecedented creations in lacquerware.

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    about yamanaka lacquerware

    Yamanaka lacquerware is produced in the Yamanaka Onsen area of Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture, and has a history of about 400 years.
    The traditional techniques of Yamanaka lacquerware were highly evaluated and became known throughout Japan, despite a period of temporary interruption.
    It is characterized by the use of wood grain patterns to express a natural texture, and is made with great attention to detail.
    It was designated as a traditional craft by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry in 1975.