Soba Choko Cup 220m, Ichimatsu

Product Description

Ichimatsu Pattern

The name of Ichimatsu has originated from that of Kabuki actor, who liked to use the checked motif regularly for his costume in Edo period (17th-19th century).
This checked motif is made of two different squares: stripe painted and nature painted. The simple but stylish motif is often used for artworks, textiles, also interior decoration in Katsura Imperial Villa in Japan. All hand painted by Japanese master craftsmen.

Soba Choko multi-use cup

Soba Choko cups were used in the Edo period to hold a dipping sauce to accompany soba buckwheat noodles, hence the name. It is said the patterns of Ko-Imari (Old Imari) Soba Choko cups reach into the tens of thousands.

Nowadays, however, the Japanese commonly use these cups for a variety of things, e.g. cups for soba buckwheat noodles, coffee, green tea, sake, yogurt, fruit, ice cream and can also be used as cup planter. Soba Choko cups are designed well to fit in your hand, easy to stack. In Japan, Soba Choko cups of Arita are often used in restaurants for its variation and durability. Due to the vast array of patterns and sizes available; the cups are especially popular with collectors, who enjoy finding their favorites.

Product code rso1426
Size W 8.4cm x H 6.3cm
Capacity 220ml
Material Porcelain (claystone)
Origin Arita, Japan
Maker Riso Porcelain
- Oven safe
- Microwave non-safe
- Freezer safe
- Dishwasher safe
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¥7,100 ¥8,800

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