Shibui Art. Fine Japanese and Chinese Works of ArtShibui Art, subtle...
subdued.. pure
Home
 
Japanese earthenware WHISTLE from Seto, Edo era

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Okimono: Pre 1900: item # 723479

Please refer to our stock # J - 27/28 when inquiring.

Click to view additional online
photographs:
1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6


Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
POB 132
Gleneden Beach, OR 97388
(541) 764 5285

Guest Book
Japanese earthenware WHISTLE from Seto, Edo era
$79

Japanese earthenware WHISTLE (that works) from SETO in the form of a deity with bulging eyes, long beard and pot belly partially covered with a fan. This was apparently in use in the early 19th C. as an alarm while out walking at night or perhaps just for children to enjoy in the daytime! There are some losses at the back on the right side which are shown in the pictures. Well modeled, functional and unique! Dimensions are 2 3/8 of an inch (6 cms) x 1 5/8 " or 4.2 cms. 1800 - 1868, Edo.


Page design by TROCADERO © 1998-2013 View Cart
Categories Shops Join Terms Critique Map Help