Tohka Hand-Turned Wooden Sake Cup (SOUEN)
The SOUEN sake cup is a delicate form inspired by a blossoming flower. The gorgeous curves and thin wooden walls, which accentuate the grain and translucency of the wood, are made possible only by trained artisans steeped in the tradition of wood-turning.
- Designer: Masaharu Asano
- Material: Mizume (Betula grossa)
- Size: 60 ×40 mm
- Finish: Polyurethane finish
- Handmade in Japan
GatoMikio was founded in 1908 in Yamanaka Hot Spring, a town famed for wood turning. Intent on preserving the spirit of their original kijishi wood-turners, the company is committed to preserving excellence in craftsmanship and materials while creating functional, modern designs that help propel the craft of woodworking into the future.