Yoshita Kasho Maple Leaves Maki-e Glass Sake Cup

JPY ¥24,800

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A captivating piece of golden glass, now beautifully embellished with the warm, autumnal hues of maple leaves on its golden base, making it particularly suitable for autumn and winter designs.

This glass sake cup, coated with transparent lacquer, boasts an uneven brushed layer that creates a lavish and varied reflection of gold, emanating from the gold leaves at the base. The choice of maple leaves brings to mind the rich, earthy tones of fall, seamlessly blending with the cooler, reflective mood of winter.

The hand-painted maple leaves at the bottom, safeguarded by a glass layer, allow you to appreciate its design without the worry of scratches. Crafted in Aomori prefecture by Tsugaru Vidro, a region known for its long-standing glassware tradition, this heat-proof glass resonates with the season's spirit.

Yoshita Kasho, a renowned lacquer painting company in Ishikawa Prefecture, is celebrated in Japan and overseas for their tableware crafts using lacquer and innovative designs. Their products are unique and modern, particularly in their application of lacquer painting on glassware. By integrating glass, gold, silver, and limpet shells, they continuously aspire to create unprecedented lacquerware designs, now capturing the essence of autumn and winter with their maple leaf motif.

The graceful silhouettes of maple leaves enhance the appeal of your favorite sake ware, making your home bar more special and striking, especially during the autumn and winter seasons. It is believed that good sake ware can elevate the taste of sake.

Perfect for special occasions in the colder months, whether enjoying sake alone or with guests, this exquisite sake cup is also an extraordinary gift for sake lovers, presented in a chic box adorned with the Yoshita Kasho logo.


  • 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.