O-Toso set passed down from generation O-Toso set is a Sake pot called Choshi and three sized small cups called Sakazuki. The O-Toso set is used in various ceremonies but indispensable part of the New Years in Japan. The O-Toso is a custom in which to drink Sake to flush away the previous year's maladies and to bring good health for the year and aspire to lead a long life. The O-Toso set is best for those who want to enjoy the sake according to traditional manner used for special occasions. The formal Japanese-style table setting using the O-Toso set is also used to confirm the ties with the people surrounding the occasion.
O-Toso Party Set
The lacquer ware produced in Fukui prefecture is called Echizen-nuri.This lacquer ware is drawn very delicate pine leaves with a technique called Chinkin(沈金) . First the craftsman carves a picture on the lacquered surface with a sharp chisel, then he puts gold leaf or gold dust.
O－Toso set（one–of–a–kind item）Tray x 1 (W 39.5, D 22.7, H 3.0 cm)Sake pot (CHO-SHI) x 1 (W 12.0, D 18.5, H 6.5 cm)Sakazuki (S) x 1 (φ7.5 cm)Sakazuki (M) x 1 (φ9.0 cm)Sakazuki (L) x 1 (φ11.0 cm)Tray for Sakazuki x 1 (W 13.7, D 13.3, H 2.7 cm)Material: wood and lacquer