1go Hinoki wood sake Masu container
Reference : NISEBE12
Masu, a container made of Japanese hinoki cedar wood, has its origins in the Middle Ages.
It was a unit of measure for rice. Basic version has a capacity of 1 "go" or 180 g equivalent.
This corresponded to the daily portion needed to feed one person.
Over the years, this container has also become a unit of measure for sake.