Yoshita Kasho Crane Maki-e Glass Sake Cup

JPY ¥24,800

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This glass sake cup is coated with transparent lacquer, and its uneven brushed layer produces a lavish and varied reflection of gold, accentuating the auspicious and graceful motif of the crane at the base.

The white crane at the bottom is hand-painted, encapsulating its delicate beauty and majesty. Protected by a layer of glass, this design allows you to cherish its elegance without concern for scratches. The heat-proof glass, crafted in Aomori Prefecture by Tsugaru Vidro, is a testament to the region's long-standing tradition in glassware.

The painting of the white crane is dynamic and lifelike, capturing the bird's serene and refined lines. The depiction of the crane, a symbol of longevity and good fortune in Japanese culture, adds sophistication and auspiciousness to the piece.

Accompanied by the serene image of a white crane, this sake drinkware enhances the charm of your home bar, impressing both guests and family. It is believed that beautifully crafted sake ware can elevate the taste of sake.

Perfect for special occasions, whether enjoying sake alone or with guests, this exquisite sake cup also makes an extraordinary gift for sake connoisseurs, presented in a chic box featuring the Yoshita Kasho logo.

Yoshita Kasho, a renowned lacquer painting company in Ishikawa Prefecture, is celebrated for their innovative tableware crafts using lacquer. Their distinctive and modern products apply lacquer to glassware made by the traditional Aomori craft of Tsugaru Vidro. Their designs, now featuring the elegant and auspicious motif of the white crane, employ glass, gold, silver, and limpet shells, continuing to aspire towards unprecedented creations in lacquerware.


  • 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.

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    Awesome piece!

    This is a very beautiful and unique sake cup. I hope this crane sake cup brings good luck and longevity. Just fantastic!

    MUSUBI KILN Yoshita Kasho Crane Maki-e Glass Sake Cup Review


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