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Sake cup

Sake cup

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1979 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Yamada, Hikaru, born 1924 - died 2001 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with off-white glaze

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 23, shelf 5

Physical description

Sake cup of stoneware with off-white glaze.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)


ca. 1979 (made)


Yamada, Hikaru, born 1924 - died 2001 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with off-white glaze

Marks and inscriptions

Incised mark 'Hikaru' within square depression on the base


Height: 2.8 cm, Width: 5.3 cm

Object history note

From a sake set with two bottles and five cups (FE.58 to F-1981).

Descriptive line

Sake cup of stoneware with off-white glaze, from a set of two bottles and five cups; designed by Yamada Hikaru, Japan, Showa period, ca. 1979

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Japan Style, handlist E16.






Ceramics; Stoneware; Drinking


East Asia Collection

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