Odate Kougeisha Round Magewappa Sake Carafe
The Odate Kougei Company's Magewappa sake carafe has the aroma of Akita cedar, which makes sake taste even better. The clean, modern shape makes it easy to pour sake and serve it smoothly without spillage from the spout.
It has a capacity of just one gou of sake, which is equivalent to 180ml(6.1oz), a unit often used in Japan. This amount is said to be a good amount of sake for one person in general.
It is a traditional handicraft designated by the national government that utilizes the uniform and beautiful grain of Akita cedar. It is a masterpiece of craftsmanship with a bright and elegant texture, lightweight, yet strong and resilient.
Odate Kougeisha is one of the oldest companies that makes “Magewappa" - traditional Japanese bending wood crafts in Odate City, Akita Prefecture in Japan.
The traditional Magewappa with a history of 1,300 years are carefully made one by one by craftsmen with time and care using the same unchanged techniques.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: D6.3cm(2.5in) x H9cm(3.5in)
- Material: Wood - Magewappa
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Odate Kougeisha
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ABOUT ODATE KOUGEISHA
Odate Kougeisha is one of the oldest companies that makes “Magewappa" - traditional Japanese bending wood crafts in Odate City, Akita Prefecture in Japan. Using Akita cedar, one of Japan's most precious trees, with its warm, beautiful color and uniform grain, Odate Kougeisha produces a variety of tableware that is light, supple, and has a pleasant aroma. The traditional Magewappa with a history of 1,300 years are carefully made one by one by craftsmen with time and care using the same unchanged techniques.View more Odate Kougeisha items
"Odate, Akita Japanese Bending Wood"
Magewappa is a Japanese bending wood technique that has been carried on in Odate City, Akita Prefecture for 1,300 years. In the late 17th century, it developed as a side job for the lower class Samurai of downtown Odate Castle, and in 1980, Odate's Magewappa was designated as the only Japanese traditional craft among all Magewappa in Japan.View more MAGEWAPPA