Edo Kiriko glass Japanese Sake cup Mt. Fuji Sakura
Size : Diameter 5.6cm (2.2inch) × Height 6.0cm (2.4inch)
Edo Kiriko is a renowned traditional craft from the downtown area of Tokyo, dating back to the Edo period. Each piece is meticulously crafted by skilled artisans who expertly cut and shape the glass at a temperature of 1350 degrees, resulting in a stunning double-layered design of clear and colored glass.
The surface of the glass showcases intricate patterns inspired by traditional Edo themes, such as landscapes and animals. When held and observed from various angles, the cut glass sparkles like a mesmerizing kaleidoscope, revealing its true beauty. The transparent inner layer adds depth and enhances the visual contrast with the colored glass, highlighting the elegance of the traditional design.
The craftsmanship of Edo Kiriko is truly exceptional, evident in the meticulous cuts and attention to detail. The glassware is a perfect blend of artistry and functionality, as it not only serves as a beautiful decoration but also adds a touch of sophistication to your table setting. The exquisite patterns on the glass perfectly complement the design of the accompanying box, creating a harmonious and elegant presentation.
Whether displayed from the top, bottom, or viewed diagonally, the Edo Kiriko glassware never fails to captivate with its timeless beauty. It is a true testament to the rich cultural heritage and artistic mastery of Edo Kiriko craftsmen.