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Japanese name (also O-Choshi) for a vessel with a volume of 150 to 300 ml. B. in pumpkin or candle shape. The rice wine is in these vessels sake warmed and served. In contrast, glass tokkuri are used to serve cold sake. That made of tin or copper Manufactured vessel is called Chirori . Another pouring jar is Katakuchi, Sake is drunk from various drinking vessels such as Masu (Wood cube), Ochoko (Mug) and Sakazuki (Drinking cup). See also under wine vessels,

various Tokkuri, an Ochoko (mug) and a Chirori

Text: OSR Dipl.-Päd. Wolfgang Mucher
Tokkuri on the far left: Kazaana
Glass Tokkuri and Chirori: Sake Shop

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