Soukyu Kiln Kinsai Kutani Ochoko Sake Cup
Premium handmade Japanese sake cup features Kinsai, one of the remarkable techniques of Kutani ware. It is decorated with gold leaf, which is difficult to achieve a uniform thickness without losing its shine, using expert skills.
It is coated with metal, and the weight feels just right in a hand. Since the surface is rough, it is comfortable to hold and does not slip. It is perfect for enjoying sake gracefully.
Your favorite sake ware makes your home bar little more special and impress the guests and family. We truly believe good sake equipment makes sake tastier.
It is perfect for a special occasion when enjoying sake alone or with guests, and also an extraordinary gift for ones who love sake.
See more items from our Kinsai Kutani collection for a more unified and beautiful table setting.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension : D5.7cm(2.2in) x H4.3cm(1.7in)
- Capacity: 45ml(1.5oz)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
One of the most popular technique of Kutani Ware. Gold leaf applied to the surface creates a pattern that is unique to each piece, and produces a gorgeous and elegant brilliance.
ABOUT SOUKYU KILN
Soukyu Kiln is a pottery of Kutani ware in Nomi city of Ishikawa prefecture.
A Kiln artist Chie Sakurai and her husband produce these cute works in Soukyu Kiln. She inherited traditional Kutani Gosai (5 colors), Red, Yellow, Green, Purple, and Deep Blue and makes cute and unique design for modern lifestyle.
Everyone cannot stop saying “How cute!” to the Kutani plates of Soukyu Kiln. Beautiful and cute tableware have got attention.
About kutani ware
Kutani ware is a type of pottery produced in the Kaga region of Ishikawa Prefecture and it has a history of over 350 years.
It is characterized by the heavy brilliance of the five colors of green, yellow, red, purple, and navy blue that are applied to the bold and daring lines.
Its long history has evolved through the tireless efforts and enthusiasm of people who have sought innovation while maintaining tradition.
In the early 1700s, the Kutani kilns were closed, but about 80 years later they were opened and Kutani ware was revived.
The beauty of the various styles and methods of painting is known as "Japan Kutani" and is highly regarded around the world.
How can a simple cup be so beautiful?
It is far too beautiful to use with just any sake. I must purchase a fine sake worthy to be poured into this exquisite piece of artwork.
This review made our day! We are so grateful for your kind words. We' re so happy that you like it so much. It will make your home bar little more special, so please enjoy :)