Kisen Bamboo Short Black Lacquer and Gold Takaoka Copperware Guinomi Sake Cup
This Guinomi Sake Cup, finished with a wiping lacquer technique of Yamanaka lacquerware, has a unique design combining wood and metal. Rims are highlighted with gold lacquer by Makie artisan to give glorious look.
The proportions are small and stable, as if a tuft of bamboo had been cut out. The soft mouthfeel created by very thin and smooth rim and pleasant weight stimulate the senses beyond the sense of taste.
It is also recommended as a small bowl for serving food or a seasonal condiment container. The design has a strong presence, and will add a touch of elegance to your table coordination.
Kisen is a brand produced by Yotsukawa Seisakusho, a manufacturer of Takaoka copperware, a craft that has continued for 400 years in Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture, Japan. The company has created a number of ingeniously designed, beautiful, and highly practical products using a unique technique that combines the excellence of Takaoka copperware production with Yamanaka lacquerware craftsmanship. In addition to their ease of use, the beauty of their appearance is like that of modern sculpture.
Please see more items of Kisen's Bamboo sake cups, which come in different sizes, materials, and colors.
- Quantity: 1 cup
- Dimension: D5cm(2in) x H5cm(2in)
- Capacity: 50ml(1.7oz)
- Material: Wood and Brass - Takaoka Copperware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Kisen by Yotsukawa Seisakusho
Kisen is a brand of Yotsukawa Seisakusho, a manufacturer of Takaoka copperware, a craft with a history of 400 years in Toyama Prefecture in Japan.
Yotsukawa Seisakusho has created a number of ingeniously designed, beautiful, and highly practical products using a unique technique that combines the excellence of Takaoka copperware production with Yamanaka lacquerware craftsmanship.
In Japan, gold, silver, copper, tin, and iron are called "Gokin (five metals)" and have been used as materials for metalworking since ancient times. Each metal has a different luster, workability, strength, thermal conductivity, heat retention, moisture resistance, corrosion resistance, etc., and techniques to utilize these characteristics have developed in various regions.From daily necessities such as pots, kettles, and accessories to works of art that represent the times such as tea ceremony utensils, Japanese swords, and Buddhist bells, a wide variety of metalwork has been produced in each era.View more Metal items