Designed and made in Kyoto (Japan).
Hand-made sake cup (guinomi), featuring signature pattern of red dots and gold-color paint. Designed and made by Kyoto-based potter and artist Naoto Suzuki (Kyoto), 4th generation potter of Kyo-yaki.
A subtle Japanese feel, with a unique universal twist of fine artisanship.
The item comes in an especially designed, Kyoto-made wooden box, called kiribako.
This items is part of a line by the potter, called Kindami Enshō, which includes a sake flask, small plate, and a square luncheon plate. Check the full set on the potter's collection page or contact us if you would like to have an estimate to purchase the full set.
Instructions for use
Pour your favorite sake in the cup and enjoy it. Cold, hot, or room temperature.
Japanese customs say that sake tastes best when poured from a flask you really like. Matching flask and sets also available on KiGinKin.
Wash immediately after use. Wipe the outside with a dry cloth, and let the inside dry naturally.
• This product is hand made and hand painted: differences between pieces may occur.
• Wash before the first use, with a non-abrasive detergent and a soft sponge. Wipe the outside with a dry cloth, and let the inside dry naturally. Do not scrub.
• Do not dishwash.
• Do not microwave.
• Do not leave immersed in water or other liquids for long times.
• This product may not be returned. Items that you receive broken will be reimbursed. Please read our return policy to know more.
• The item shown on this page comes as a single piece. Sets are also available at KiGinKin, along with other items in the same series. Please check the manufacturer's collection page for more information.
• The kiribako box is traditionally made with very thin wood, and it is only intended for protection during shipping and storing. We will take the utmost care when placing the kiribako inside the shipping box; however, due to the delicate nature of a kiribako, it may crack before it reaches you. Please be aware that this is not considered a defect, and it won't result in a refund as long as the item itself is undamaged.
Naoto Suzuki is a fourth-generation potter based in Yamashina, Kyoto. Suzuki specializes in what is known as Kiyomizu-yaki, a type of pottery made in the area in Kyoto known as Kiyomizu-yaki Danchi. He is also an active player in one of Japan's highest-level art exhibitions, the Nitten, both as a regular exhibitor since 1996, and as a member of the council and jury.
Tableware by Suzuki is regularly used at WA Theater Restaurant in Sai Kung (Hong Kong.)
Naoto Suzuki is the grandson of world-class Japanese potter Osamu Suzuki, author of innovative Kiyomizu-yaki art from the early '900s.
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