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Japanese Antique Earthenware Oribe Mizusashi Edo

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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Japanese Antique Earthenware Oribe Mizusashi Edo
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This is an Oribe-yaki mizusashi, a jar for water. Oribe-yaki is one of the Japanese artistic potteries which was first made by Furuta Oribe ( 1543~1615 ) who was a samurai as well as a tea master. Its features are green glaze and freehand painting with iron. Oribe-yaki has been produced in Mino, southern Gifu prefecture in the middle of Japan. It is written as "Shunrin mizusashi" on the box and the stamp in the bottom reads as "Shunrin", who is a potter Katō Shunrin (?~1747) and he was born in Seto in Owari-no-kuni, now Aichi prefecture. No leaking by test, but two tiny chips in the rim of the pour spout. 18th century. H:22cm, Diameter of top:7.8cm, Diameter of the bottom 11cm

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