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Japanese Stoneware Tokoname Tokkuri Sake Bottle 18/19th


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A Large Japanese Stoneware Tokoname-yaki Tokkuri. Edo Period

Ht. 11 ins. (28 cms) This fine, almost monumental, tokkuri (sake bottle) is an excellent example of Tokoname-yaki. Even today Tokoname city is a major traditional pottery making centre in Aichi Province, was one of the classic 6 Medieval kilns of Japan with Seto, Echizen, Shigaraki, Tamba, and Bizen. This bottle is unglazed except for the thin glaze on the shoulders caused by flying ash in the firing. It is in almost prefect condition with no repairs. There are some minor scratches on one side and some tiny edge chips on the base. It dates from the latter part of the Edo period 18/19th. century.

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