Cypress Sake Cup


Cypress Sake Cup


USA *LiveRice exclusive. The Cypress Sake Cup(Masu) from Shichi Hon Yari.

Shichi Hon Yari sake company, one of the oldest and smallest breweries in Japan. Founded in the 1540's and managed by the 15th generation of the family.

In Japan, this wooden square measuring cup or ‘Masu,’ is used for foods such as rice and soy sauce. The Masu is also traditionally used for serving Sake. Drinking from the cup is a symbol of good fortune. “Masu” means growth in Japanese. The cup has become an icon of prosperity and  happiness. The wooden cup in mostly made from hinoki or cedar wood, which have natural antibacterial properties to keep food & drink fresh. Today, masu are used for special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, or weddings. The joints are so perfectly crafted that liquid will not drip even though there are no nails or glue used to hold the joint together.

[Capacity] One Go (180ml, 6oz)
[size] external dimensions 3 1/4" x 3 1/4" x 2 1/8"
Hand wash recommand
Made in Japan

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