“Shohogama” Somekarakusa Sakazuki Cup, upward angled view

“Shohogama” Somekarakusa Sakazuki Cup

Nagasaki prefecture

$28.50member price

Sake ware for prosperity

These short, flatter ceramic cups come with a flowing ornamental design decorating the interior. “Karakusa” refers to the vegetal pattern representing prosperity and long life, and is used in many cultures around the world. Serve sake in these cups as a special way to honor your guests and show them you wish them all the best. Each cup is crafted in Kyushu, an island renowned for its ceramic art.


Capacity1.3 fl oz
Width3.0 in
Height1.2 in
Weight2.2 oz
Microwave safeNo
Dishwasher safeNo

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Words from an expert

Sake sets are a fun way to elevate the mood. There are some special craft wares, fun colors, textures, materials and shapes to choose from. But don’t forget, what makes it most special is that you are hand picking these for each special drinking occasion.

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Sachiko Miyagi
Sachiko MiyagiPortfolio Manager, Tippsy
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