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M. M. Yoshihashi

Koyu Ofuke Pale Blue Arabesque Sake Cup

Koyu Ofuke Pale Blue Arabesque Sake Cup

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Indulge in the exquisite allure of these sake cups, where each piece is a canvas of auspicious engravings. From the grace of Japan's national flower, the chrysanthemum, to the charm of luck-bringing herbs and an enchanting octopus arabesque motif, each cup is a masterpiece, meticulously crafted and glazed with love and precision.

This cup is perfect for any drink, from your usual tea ritual, indulging in some beer, fruit juice, to even becoming the perfect vessel for a side dish of soba noodles.

The Ofuke white glaze with elegant blue rim provides a charming new look for a traditional design. Discover the unique beauty within every design, making each sip a delightful journey through the artistry of these enchanting cups.

Detail

Size: L 3in x H 3.3in / L 7.7cm x H 8.5cm
Material: Glazed Porcelain

Care & Use

  • Handwashing recommended
  • Microwave safe
  • Please note that using metal scrubs or abrasive detergents may damage the surface
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Timeless Beauty of ‘Wa’ Porcelain

Seto and Mino, key pottery regions in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, share a profound ceramic legacy. Seto, one of the Six Ancient Kilns of Japan, boasts a millennium-long history and diverse glazes, influencing regional styles like Seto-sometsuke and Seto-guro. Seto porcelain has played a pivotal role in the development of Japanese ceramics, influencing various regional styles and techniques.

Mino, renowned for its ceramics since the Azuchi-Momoyama period, features various kilns producing distinctive styles, encompassing several kilns, such as Shino-yaki, Oribe-yaki, and Ki-Seto. These diverse expressions highlight the versatility and adaptability of Mino ware, making it a cherished part of Japan's ceramic tradition. Together, Seto and Mino have shaped the nation's pottery landscape, preserving traditional techniques and showcasing the versatility of Aichi Prefecture in the world of ceramics.

Brand History

M. M. Yoshihashi is dedicated to shaping the world of ceramics, pioneering innovative forms that seamlessly integrate into daily life. With a rich history as mold makers, their artisans constantly explore new possibilities, merging tradition with contemporary lifestyles. Specializing in dining ware, particularly in the Seto and Mino regions, they reimagine Japanese ceramics, infusing ancient techniques with modern design. Their unique approach involves carving patterns directly into the prototype, showcasing three-dimensional shading and a modern aesthetic that harmonizes with traditional and contemporary living, inviting us to rediscover the timeless beauty of 'wa'.