This is a very fine Japanese HIRADO Mizuzashi with shishi on a lid. It is decorated with shields which depict landscapes and Buddhist ornaments on a fine incised ground.
The workmanship is outstanding!
This splendid Mizuzashi is in excellent condition with no damages, chips, or hairlines.
The Mizuzashi measures 8 3/4" tall and 7 1/4 inches in Diameter, and dates mid 19th century, Edo, Japan