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A Two-Piece Hirado Porcelain Mizusashi


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 1153395

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A two-piece Hirado porcelain mizusashi or fresh water container, its white body painted delicately in under-the-glaze blue. Cranes and sparrows are at leisure near a river under canopies of sakura and bamboo. The finial a charming sculpture of a seated karako, his chiseled face full of wonder. This lovely mizusashi is an example of the finest Hiradoware and is in excellent condition with neither damage nor restoration. Height: 10” 19th Century, Japan