Wajima Lacquer "Taihai" Sake Cup c.1930Guillermina
This large sake cup of Wajima lacquerware would have been given as a gift to symbolize a bond between individuals. In mid-20th century Japan, it was customary to drink sake together with many by sharing a large sake cup such as this one. It was also considered a symbolic and strengthening act of bonding among the samurai warriors. Cup comes with a kiri wood presentation box.
This piece is sourced from Guillermina Emy LaFever, who is known for her unique, quirky art and furnishings with an Asian emphasis. She has traveled the world acquiring and merchandising her incredible collection for 35 years.
- Handmade in Japan
- Vermillion Wood Lacquer
- 20 1/2" diameter x 6" high
- 10 lbs w/box