Egg Plant Cup (Black) / Akihiko Sugita

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Akihiko Sugita, driven by his deep appreciation for antiques, imbues his works with the distinct subdued color and texture reminiscent of these timeless pieces. This cup is crafted to nestle gently in our hands, ensuring ease of use and a delightful drinking experience.

  • Area: Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Material: Japanese Zelkova
  • Size: φ53 x H70mm
  • Capacity: 150ml
  • Note: This product does not come with its own box.

Artisan: Akihiko Sugita

Akihiko Sugita is a lacquer artisan based in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture. He draws inspiration from antique designs and skillfully crafts lacquerware that blends shaded hues and contemporary forms. His creations exhibit both aesthetic beauty and functionality.

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Instructions for use

To use this product safely and comfortably, please follow the instructions below:

  • Wash before first use with water or warm water.
  • Do not use in dishwasher or microwave.
  • Do not use in oven or on open fire.
  • Clean the product with a non-abrasive, soft scouring pad.
  • For your own safety, do not use any item that is chipped or cracked.
  • As these are handmade products, each piece will look slightly different.
  • Never soak a lacquerware in water for a long time. After using, wash as soon as possible and wipe with a dry cloth.
  • Never leave a lacquerware under direct sunlight directly, or in high humidity, this is to avoid the risk of transformation, discoloration, and mold.
  • To remove oily spots or fingerprints, wipe with a soft cloth.
  • Never use scrubbing brushes, scouring powders, or dishwashing machines.

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