Sori Yanagi Sake Shot Glass (65ml) / Set of 2

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Sori Yanagi Sake Shot Glass (65ml ) / Set of 2

Sori Yanagi for Toyo Sasaki Glass Japan


(H 6.5 x Ø 5.5cm / Capacity 65ml)

Enjoy the perfect glass of sake with these Sori Yanagi Sake Glasses--perfect for shots, schnapps and liqueurs as well.

Wanting to design a glass that would be instantly recognizable as a drinking cup for Japanese sake, Sori Yanagi took two years to create this glass intended to hold clear, refined sake. The thick, rounded design of the rim draws out the unique taste and texture of Japanese sake. Made in Japan.

Sōri Yanagi (柳 宗理, Yanagi Sōri, 1915–2011) was an influential Japanese modern industrial designer during the high-growth post-war period of the Japanese economy. His work represents the quintessential Japanese modern designer and full-blown modernist who merged simplicity and practicality with elements of traditional Japanese crafts. 

From 1940 to 1942 in the office of the designer Charlotte Perriand. In 1952, he founded the Yanagi Industrial Design Institute, which created a prolific number of articles of daily use and furnishings. Sori Yanagi’s organic forms combine western industrial designs with Japan’s native artisanal traditions. This successful synthesis made Sori Yanagi one of the most significant Japanese designers of the post-war era. In addition to furniture, he also designed lighting, glass objects, cutlery, children’s toys, metro stations, cars and motorcycles.