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19c tea ceremony KOGO DAIKOKU with rice bale

19c tea ceremony KOGO DAIKOKU with rice bale


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1900: Item # 1324933
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Late 19th century Japanese stoneware kogo (box for incense during tea ceremony) in a form of Daikoku holding a rice bale in front of him. Daikoku is one of the 7 Gods of Good Fortune, that of rice, and, as a consequence, of wealth. Stoneware with wonderful potting, beautiful celadon glaze, very pleasant patina. Great piece in Japanese taste. Height 2 inches.