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A Celadon Studio Porcelain Mizusashi

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1920: item # 1050432

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A Celadon Studio Porcelain Mizusashi
A classic celadon studio porcelain drum-like mizusashi of rounded form with original lacquered wood lid and matching porcelain cover. Carved in various degrees of relief, sprays of leafy scrollwork decorate the body and porcelain cover, the interior also glazed with celadon. (Mizusashi, or fresh water jars, hold a special place in the tea ceremony and are especially honored in Asian cultures.The great Imperial Studio ceramist, Miyanaga Tozan, received inspiration for the form and design of this rare specimen from a Chinese water jar dating from the Song-Yuan Period (13th century). Miyanaga Tozan impressed signature cartouche in gold on base. Includes wooden box. Height: 6.25", Diameter: 7.5" Meiji/Taisho Period, Japan


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