Inspired by the Negoroji temple of Wakayama, for which Master Kiyotaka Tanaka has created many works, this sake set delicately mixes black and red lacquering which will fade inside and out to express "wabi-sabi" depending on how you use it. All the philosophy of the ephemeral, dear to the Japanese people, can be found in this piece of art. It is time to do “kanpai” with a loved one and enjoy the present moment.
Product type: Sake cup.
Material: Japanese chestnut wood, red and black varnishing.
Packing: Carton box
Dimension: Diameter 2,4 in Height 1,8 in
This product should be washed with care by hand, and left to air dry before storing. Over time, the red varnish will fade to give way to the black varnish on the outside and vice versa on the inside of the object. It is a desire from the artist to express the "wabi-sabi", which results from the personal use that you will make of it (explanations from the artist in the video below)
Import taxes Our objects come directly from Japan. Therefore an import tax may be requested upon receipt of your package. For more information, please check with the legislation in your country. Below you will find the official website of some countries regarding the import legislation in force:
You are solely responsible for paying import taxes that may be requested upon receipt of your package. If you refuse to pay this tax, the package will be sent back to us. After the parcel has been inspected, we will inform you about the possibility of refund. This will correspond to the amount of your purchase less shipping costs.
Find Unjapan's article on Kiyotaka Tanaka here: Kiyotaka Tanaka’s “Mokkougei”