Hirota Glass | Pioneers in Japanese Glassware Since 1899
Made with only the finest materials by highly skilled artisans in Tokyo, Hirota Glass has excelled in making the most beautiful glass tableware. Founded in 1899 by Kinda Hirota in Kinshi, Sumida ward, Tokyo, Hirota Glass has established itself as one of the pioneers of Japanese Glassware. The company is now under the 4th generation glassmaker, Tatsuro Hirota, and has evolved its own signature style through harmonizing traditional European glass techniques with Japanese artistry. Hirota Glass stays true to its classic designs and influences dating back to the pre-war period, continuing to push hand-crafted glass to its artistic limits.
Showa Modern Glass Frappe Cup | A modern Take on a Retro Design
As part of the Hirota's "retro-modern" series, this frappe glass cup showcases the unique and original style of tableware from Japan's Showa era (1926-1989). In Japan in the 1960's when cafes were not tech-savvy, "kissa-ten" or analog coffee shop culture thrived. This Showa-era Glass Frappe cup is ideal for serving sundae, shaved ice, fruits or anything even beyond desserts. The arabesque design around the cup evokes its retro nature and also reminds the user of rising coffee steam true to the kissa-ten these cups are enjoyed at.
- Size: 5.7” diameter x 4.5” high | 14.5 cm diameter x 11.5 cm high
- Weight: 17.5 oz | 500 g
Producer: Hirota Glass
Origin: Tokyo, Japan
Usage and Care
- This product is NOT microwave-safe.
- Hand wash only.
- Avoid any sharp temperature change on the product, as it could cause cracking.
- Do not freeze the product, as it might crack.