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Japanese Antique Ceramic Koimari Choko Edo

Japanese Antique Ceramic Koimari Choko Edo


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 829439
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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071
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$500 for a set of five.

This is a set of Koimari "choko" or "choku" which were originally used for containing food. Beautiful iris designs are hand-painted. Two of them have cracks inside near the bottoms, however one is only in the graze and the other is sealed. Water never oozes through either of them. Mid to late Edo period ( mid 18th to mid 19th C ). Diameter 5cm 2" Height 6.3cm 2"1/2