Gou Masu Cup 0.18 L

$7.80 inc. GST

Gou Masu Cup 0.18 L was traditionally used in Japan during the feudal period as a cooking utensil for measuring rice, grain, sake and oils. Masu existed in sizes ranging from one to (一斗枡 ittomasu, c. 18 L) to one gō (一合枡 ichigōmasu, c. 0.18 L).

  • Capacity: 0.18 L
  • Size: 113mm x 113mm x 67mm
  • Compartments: 1
  • Made From: Paulownia Wood

Today the Gou Masu Cup 0.18 L is commonly used for decoration purposes including serving sake, condiments bottles and Japanese side dishes.

Availability: In stock SKU: TR-10001-2


The term “Masu” translates to “growth” in Japanese and is thus an icon of prosperity and great happiness. The technique to craft the Masu Box with fine precision has been passed down by ancient craftsmen and is still practised by Japanese artisans. Found this product interesting? Made from Paulownia wood which is known in Japanese as kiri (桐), also known as the “Princess Tree”. Paulownia serves as the Government Seal of Japan and is used by the Cabinet and the Government of Japan (whereas the chrysanthemum is the Imperial Seal of Japan).

Katachiware tableware is known for its beauty and unique design, and proper maintenance and cleaning can help to ensure that the products that you purchase remain in good condition for a long time. In the following link we provide you with basic instructions on how to clean and maintain your Japanese style tableware. We will cover cleaning instructions for melamine products, ABS products with a painted finish, wooden products with a Urushi finish, ceramic items, and cast iron. Read more here: Product Care

Additional information

Weight0.2 kg

In Stock



Care Instructions

Hand Wash Only







Made In



Paulownia Wood


12 Months


Wood Grain


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