The sake masu was originally used to measure out rice, but they quickly became popular as a method of serving sake. In restaurants, a glass is often placed within a masu and then overfilled, ensuring that you receive a generous amount of sake. The overflow could then be sipped directly from the masu. This wooden cup paired with lucky bamboo creates an instant Asian style to any event. The base price reflects the price of the wooden cup with one 4" stick bamboo. You may add options to design your own custom arrangement including the desired number of sticks, small river rocks, colored marbles or gravel. Vase measures 2.5"W x 2.5"L x 2"H.Please note: To keep shipping costs low, all favors arrive unassembled. Easy assembly instructions are included with shipment. Wood may absorb water over time.