Hirota Glass Heat Resistant Coffee Cup & Saucer
A craft of generations of artisans under the Showa Modern Series to remind us of the cafe culture of Japan in the Showa era (1926 - 1989). The glass features hand-pressed patterns reminiscent of the classic retro design used in many traditional kissatens (Japanese Coffee Houses) for over a century.
Suitable for holding hot beverages as the glass is heat resistant and has a wide handle for easy handling.
Dimensions: W90 × H59 mm
About Hirota Glass
Founded in 1899, Hirota Glass is one of the pioneers of glassmaking in Tokyo. Over 120 years of history, they have stayed true to their motto in creating handmade glassware. Combining glassmaking techniques originating from Europe with Japanese artistry, they have established their distinct designs.
As of now, they have over 800 different products, each of them handmade piece by piece. Currently Hirota Glass is the only glassmaker in the world that has the traditional Japanese technique of “Aburidashi” that enables them to give the glassware an opal appearance, hence making beautiful patterns appear on the glassware.