Sake Cup, Wajima Lacquerware, Fish Series – Brown


This Sake cup has extremely mild feeling when you put it to your lips. It excellently fit your hand when you hold. These are simply thanks to highest quality of its materials; natural lacquer intakes and holds moisture in the air. Therefore, you feel comfortable when touching its surface. Furthermore, this cup doesn’t become hot even when you put in hot Sake, and dew condensation is hard to be happen when you put cold Sake, both thanks to a type of earthen clay material used for Wajima lacquerware body.

A fish is drawn inside the cup by gold engravings and flecks. This is because you feel Japanese elegance; the fish seems like swimming when you put Sake in it! Enjoy you special Sake with the highest quality authentic Japanese lacquerware.

About Wajima Lacquerware, The Supreme Lacquerware in Japan

Through the skillful use of this local clay, Wajima lacquerware achieves its durable strength and beautiful appearance. The brilliant imagery created by its gold-decorated engravings, as well as dustings of gold and silver flecks, are a feature of Wajima lacquerware. The durability and the beauty of Wajima lacquerware are achieved by artisans trained in the local traditional method over 100 painstaking steps. The steps involve time-consuming tasks that are basically omitted in most of Japanese lacquerware. Wajima lacquerware, in comparison, have never allowed to omit any laborious and costly steps; their craftsmanship have insisted on the highest standard of lacquerware making, which built the brand value of Wajima lacquerware as the nation’s supreme lacquerware.

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  • This cup is BROWN color. We are selling red and black colors in different pages.
  • You can choose one of three types of fish: sea bream, globefish and Japanese carp. (shown below)
  • This item takes up to three months to ship because of build-to-order production. Factory may have some products in stock, in which case we can ship immediately. Please ask if you’re in a hurry. We may be able to ship soon in case manufacturer has the item in stock.

Choose your favorite a fish out of three

Wajima lacquerware sake cups, red cup with Japanese carp

Japanese carp

Wajima lacquerware sake cups, mixed color with globefish


Wajima lacquerware sake cups, black color with sea bream

Sea bream