Sake cup / Wisteria flowers
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This lacquerware has been designed for you to enjoy delicious sake in a luxurious manner during special occasions.
This product is a lacquered sake cup. It is made of robust cherry wood and coated with Japanese black lacquer to ensure its durability. The design is created with the maki-e technique using tin. Each product is handcrafted individually, and no two pieces are the same.
Wisteria (fuji) is a plant in the legume family that blooms in April and May every year. Pale purple is also known as “wisteria” because of the color of its flowers. Wisteria flowers also feature in the family crests of many Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples as the Japanese word for wisteria shares the same pronunciation with that for “immortality” (fuji).This product features a wisteria flowers inspired by the wisteria flowers that bloom in Niigata.
|Dimensions||Around 45mm (height) x 90mm (width)|
|Materials||Cherry wood, black lacquer|
Wash the product using a mild detergent with a soft sponge or cloth, before blotting it dry with a soft cloth.
Do not immerse the product in water.
Do not place the product in a dishwasher, microwave oven, or over an open flame.
As this product is handcrafted individually, please note that the actual product may differ slightly from the illustration.
Yuki Takei was born in 1984 in Kita-ku, Niigata-shi. After graduating from the Niigata College of Art ＆ Design, he moved to France to open a manga school and began producing manga works using airbrushes. He held his “1st Manga Exhibition” in Paris at that time, which has continued to take place until the 7th iteration even after his return to Japan. Inspired by a work he had encountered, he started creating “urushi manga” using lacquer and opened the Urushi Manga Gallery in Kita-ku, Niigata-shi, in 2020.