This is a sake cup designed using Ginsai on white porcelain by the ceramic artist, Ryosuke Ando.
Ando is renowned for his sake cup designs, and was awarded in the "Shuki, Shuhaidai" Division at the ITAMI International Craft Exhibition in 2014.
This pure white Guinomi will allow you to enjoy the natural colors of Japanese sake.
Materials: Porcelain; Decorative Pattern: Chomon, Ginsai; Casting Method: Pottery Wheel
Dimensions: 60Φ x H50mm
※Chomon is hand-carved, therefore each design is slightly different.
※The dimensions and pricing is per item.
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Precautions for when handling Ginsai dishes:
・Avoid using bleach, as it may stain the dish permanently.
・Dishes cannot be used in the microwave.
・Discoloring may occur when foods with large quantities of vinegar or high-temperature foods such as freshly fried items are placed directly on the dish.
In addition, the color will darken over time due to sulfurizing.
Frequent use wil(and periodic cleaning) l prevent changes in color. Use a soft sponge to wash dishes.
The darkened color can be removed through the following steps.
Care and cleaning of Ginsai dishes:
Create a paste by mixing baking soda with water. Gently polish the darkened areas with this paste to restore its original shine.
(This is how Ryosuke Ando cleans his dishes.)
※Those with sensitive skin should wear rubber gloves.