Beautiful sake cup from Kasama ware.
W 5.1 cm x H 4.5 cm
In good condition.
Kasama ware is a pottery in the area around the city of Kasama in Ibaraki prefecture. It has long been considered a traditional souvenir of visiting Kasama Inari shrine (one of Japan's three major Inari shrines*). Kasama ware has a strong finish which is produced with fine grained Kasama ball clay called gairome nendo. Its strength and dirt resistance feature makes it easy to use every day, including as kitchenware.
*Please be aware that all of products are vintage or pre-owned, meaning they are with a little dirt, scratches, stain.