The size of Sake Pour: 5 5/8” Dia x 4 5/8” High with Handle x 2 1/4” High top. This Sake Pour is made by Satsuma’s famous artist Chin Junkan from Meiji period. Pot has the two designs. One front area with Pagoda and framed design of Maiko on the bridge. Other side has the water fall with maple tree and leaves. Very nice shape Pot. There is also very detail geometric design on lid as well around the center of opening area. The lid and body color clay is little bit different. However, the details of workmanship is exactly same. There is signature in red at the bottom edge, “ Satsuma, Jukan Sei” (Satsuma Jukan Made). The condition of pot excellent, no chip, no crack and no hairline other than Satsuma’s crackle glazing. The pot was made in Meiji Period, 1868-1912.
Chin Jukan was one of the pioneer of Satsuma Works in Kyushu. There is 15th Generation works now by Chin Jukan.
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