"Makiji" Sake cup

This tasteful, chic Sake cup definitely makes your Sake time pleasant and special. This textured surface is created by the traditional method called "Makiji" , which clay powder is sprinkled before the final coat of Urushi lacquer. Then it doesn't scar easily and makes it durable. Another feature of this item is that polishing the outer red coating reveals the black lacquer beneath. This is also something that you can nurture and enjoy natural evolution of beauty. 

  

Measurements: approx. Φ6.0x4.2cm

Base materials: Japanese cherry birch

"Makiji" sake cup

S$60.00

  • 0.02 kg
  • Available
  • Delivery time:2-4 working days

Smiling bean Sake cup

Warm and feminine feature characterising craftsman Maiko Okuno are condensed in this small piece. Suriurushi that is the method of applying and wiping Urushi lacquer many times over for the outer surface, and matte finish for inner surface. It is absolutely a precious piece that makes you smile every time when you look at it. A set of red and black would be a perfect gift choice for a couple. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ6.0x4.2cm

Base materials: Japanese cherry birch

Smiling bean sake cup

S$56.00

  • 0.02 kg
  • Available
  • Delivery time:2-4 working days

Lacy purple Sake cup

This is generously proportioned Sake cup with a charming hand-drawn design on the upper part. By applying and wiping Urushi lacquer many times over, it leverages the beauty of natural wood grain as well as lustering the surface. The graceful purple colour is very unique. It can be used as a container for small snacks. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ6.6x4cm

Base materials: Japanese cherry birch

Lacy purple sake cup

S$48.00

  • 0.03 kg
  • Sold Out

Compote stand

The sophisticated handle, stylish rim and the feminine figure, each detail carries on the sense of refined elegance. Creating this elaborate shape out of a block of wood requires a lot of precision and skillful technique. She pays close attention to adjusting the thickness of the edge to make a shape of flower. This compote stand that features all these details will definitely create warm space with a modern twist. It takes 6-7 months to complete this item because she takes care of all the process starting from raw wood. Suitable for dessert such as ice cream, cut fruits or can be used as a snack vessel. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ12x7.3cm

Base materials: Japanese cherry birch

compote stand

S$84.00

  • 0.08 kg
  • Available
  • Delivery time:2-4 working days

Lipped vessel "Katakuchi"

This soft and gentle form born out of her delicate hands characterises her work and comfortably fits in your hand. In addition to its visual appeal, this "Katakuchi" vessel is very well-considered practical use as it effectively prevents dripping. The lipped part is not attached to the cup afterword, but cut out from a block of wood to shape by hand. This is actually the most difficult part to be done. The inner surface is rough finish ("Makiji") by applying clay powder which makes it durable. It takes 6-7 months to complete this item because she takes care of al the processes starting from raw wood using the natural drying process. Suitable for Sake server, source or can be used as a bowl. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ8.5x7.5cm (180cc)

Base materials: Horse chestnut

Lipped vessel Katakuchi

S$160.00

  • 0.08 kg
  • Available
  • Delivery time:2-4 working days

marron dome box

This chestnut shaped small box is an absolutely breathtaking piece. After forming this beautiful shape on a lathe and then by hand, lacquering and wiping off repeatedly many times over, thus develops its natural wood grain coming through from underneath. Furthermore the wood grain of the lid and the body fit snugly. This requires extreme precision and delicacy. If you enjoy Japanese tea ceremony, this can be used as an incense container. 

*Available in 2 different types of wood - Japanese cherry birch and Zelkova 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ5.5x4cm

Base materials: Japanese cherry birch/Zelkova

Choose a type of wood: 

marron dome box

S$86.00

  • 0.06 kg
  • Available
  • Delivery time:2-4 working days

blooming sake cup

This small sake cup forms like a blooming flower. After forming this beautiful shape on a lathe and then by hand, lacquering and wiping off repeatedly many times over, thus develops its natural wood grain coming through from underneath. What's unique about this cup is uneven lacquered surface depends on the part of the wood. 

 

Measurements: approx. Φ5x4.5cm

Base materials:  Japanese cherry birch

 

blooming sake cup

S$59.00

  • 0.04 kg
  • Sold Out

Smiling bean

This small bowl with a lovely design is used a method called "Suri-urushi"of applying lacquer and then wiping off repeatedly many times over.These procedures make the wood grain to be visible.  What's unique about this bowl is uneven lacquered surface depends on the part of the wood.

 

Measurement: approx. Φ5.5x3cm

Base materials: Japanese cherry birch

Smiling bean

S$46.00

  • 0.04 kg
  • Sold Out

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