Exhibition and sales of “Masu-jiro” and “Etena” at a Japanese restaurant “Yojisu”
We will sell “Masu-jiro” and “Etena,” tin drinking vessels whose production is realized by traditional techniques of artisans and cutting-edge technologies. The exhibition and sales are planned from the end of December 2020 to March 31, 2021 (This will end as soon as stock runs out).
“masu” is a Japanese traditional scale and widely used in celebrations. This “masu” has become a beautiful drinking vessel with Japanese traditional patterns. Each vessel is produced by mold hand casting of artisans.
“Etena” is a tableware product series using a new material “Etena” of tin alloy. It has a mirror-finished surface and beautiful pattern relief on the surface.
“Etena” Sake cup Etena KG-102
“Yojisu” is a Japanese restaurant in Aix-en-Provence, a sightseeing base in Provence region. The restaurant was opened in 1988 and from 2000 it started to exhibit and sell Japanese cooking ingredients and condiments as well as Japanese dishes. The new shop is now based on a new concept of conveying good things of Japan through Japanese food by holding workshops of Japanese food.
The owners are a Japanophilia couple who carefully select goods for the shop. The goods are popular among the local people. The couple selected “Masu-jiro” and “Etena” of crafts of Tokyo this time to be exhibited and sold on the shop.
A snapshot of the exhibition and sales The owner couple of “Yojisu”
Aix-en-Provence of southern France is famous for the birthplace of a painter Paul Cézanne. It is an ancient capital of Provence region abundant with bright sunshine and water of Mediterranean climate. It is now an important city of a sightseeing base in this region.
It is also an academic and artistic city. The city shows much interests in Japanese culture: Mr. Shuho Kano, a player of Noh (a major form of classical Japanese dance-drama) of Kumamoto, a sister city of Aix-en-Provence, donated Noh stage of Japanese cypress to the city.
130 Rue Bastide de Verdaches, 13290,
The official website of “Yojisu”: http://www.yojisu.fr/