Egg Shell “Hirahai” Sake Cup

£60.00

Egg shell guinomi is intriguing, unique and ultra thin Arita porcelain.

“Egg Shell” was been produced between Edo and Meiji Era in Japan for the export to Europe.

Due to its delicate and thin form made with porcelain, it was called “Egg Shell” and it was extremely popular.

Its production was once ceased 100 years ago, but revived by Yamahei Kiln in Arita city.

It is a proper Arita Porcelain, which densification was done at 1300C.

It is as thin as 1mm, it looked almost like a light bulb but durable.

Its white colour is emphasised with a simple design and surface texture resembles of “Cocoon”.

It is smooth and comfortable to hold, and it will make your sake experience rather special one.

“Hirahai” is one of traditional sake cup shapes, where the design is shallow, enhancing the delicateness of Egg Shell nature. 

This particular shape makes sake taste drier and more refreshing as sake will hits back of your tongue as well as the sides.

 

 

6 in stock

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Description

Egg shell guinomi is intriguing, unique and ultra thin Arita porcelain.

“Egg Shell” was been produced between Edo and Meiji Era in Japan for the export to Europe.

Due to its delicate and thin form made with porcelain, it was called “Egg Shell” and it was extremely popular.

Its production was once ceased 100 years ago, but revived by Yamahei Kiln in Arita city.

It is a proper Arita Porcelain, which densification was done at 1300C.

It is as thin as 1mm, it looked almost like a light bulb but durable.

Its white colour is emphasised with a simple design and surface texture resembles of “Cocoon”.

It is smooth and comfortable to hold, and it will make your sake experience rather special one.

“Hirahai” is one of traditional sake cup shapes, where the design is shallow, enhancing the delicateness of Egg Shell nature. 

This particular shape makes sake taste drier and more refreshing as sake will hits back of your tongue as well as the sides.

 

 

The purchased products will be delivered to you within 2-10 working days (Royal Mail Signed for 1st class delivery) if the products are immediately available, and it may take up to 30 days or more if the products are made to order or out of stock.

You will receive email confirmation on your estimated delivery date from us if the products are made to order or out of stock. There are occasionally extended delays on the delivery, in which case, we will notify you as soon as possible.

Those are all handmade products and there will be some miner variation in colors and shapes from one to another. It is a part of charm and I hope you anticipate it to acceptable extent. In case of any breakage or damage on the product as a result of delivery, please kindly notify us immediately by email with the photo of broken/damaged product attached. We will replace them with a new product if the breakage and damage have been caused by our delivery.

The products could be returned within 14days from the purchase in the exactly same condition as original and, in that case, the full price of the product will be refunded. The initial and returning delivery fees of returned products are payable by the customer and House of Sake cannot bare the cost of the initial and returning deliveries.

Refunds will be made immediately once the returning products are received by House of Sake in appropriate condition.

WEIGHT : 15g

VOLUME : 84ml

DIMENSIONS : D8.5*H2.8

  • Please avoid rough handling of product as it may cause clacks
  • Please avoid the dish washer and microwave.
  • Please avoid direct flame.
  • Gently wash them with light soapy water soon after use and pad dry them gently
  • Please do not leave them with other used cups or dishes in the water as it may cause stains.