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SOBACHOCO KOUHAKU

A set of red and white soba-choco cups that would enliven any special occasion. With lucky designs drawn in gold, they are also perfect as parting gifts for guests at weddings and other celebrations.

A Couple of Lovebirds
This pair of cups show golden lovebirds huddled inside in a play on the traditional Japanese oshidori (mallard duck) motif. They are best suited as presents for weddings and anniversaries as a symbol of a happy home.

Okame
This characters is also called “otafuku,” which means “much good fortune” or “chubby cheeks,” depending on the characters used to write it. She is the harbinger of good fortune, a talisman of mirth, fertility, and happy marriage.

Hyottoko
His humorous expression invites both luck and laughter and is said to improve one’s fortune.

Sea Bream
Sea bream has been believed to be the most auspicious of fish since ancient times due in part to its Japanese name—tai—which is part of the word “medetai,” which calls for celebration of a joyous event. Sea bream still adorns the table today at most celebrations. Real gold used in copperplate transfer portions.

Color

A Couple of Lovebirds (Red) | A Couple of Lovebirds (White) | Okame (Red) | Hyottoko (White) | Sea Bream (Red) | Sea Bream (White)

Price
¥ 1,300
Size

φ8×h6.1cm / 170cc

Material

porcelain

Maker

fukusaki uwaegama, nishiyama

Made In

hasami

Additional Information
Not microwave or dishwasher safe. Not microwave or dishwasher safe.

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