Edo Kisyuu Tokugawa "Oniwa-Yaki" Pottery ShiShi Koro
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All Items: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: item # 1155483
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19 Nikaido, Kamakura City
Kanagawa Pref. 248-0002 JAPAN
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Dating from Edo period, about 1828 ~ 1853.
Ceramic(pottery)made incense burner with ShiShi(foo dog)shape.
In the Edo period, the local lord of the large Daimyo family which has a hobby made a kiln in the yard of the mansion.
And made the potter burn a tea ceremony utensils etc.
This is called "Oniwa-Yaki".
The "Kairakuen ware" of the Kishuu Tokugawa family and the Owari Tokugawa family "Ofuke ware", the "Korakuen ware" of the Bizen Ikeda han are famous also especially in it.
This piece is a Oniwa-Yaki of a "Kairakuen ware" of the Kisyuu Tokugawa family.
It is a noted article of about 200 years ago.
The figure of a purplish color and an attractive shishi is a very wonderful incense burner.
It is a design by which weariness does not come.
Signed "Kairakuen sei" on the base.
It comes with fitted wooden kiri box.
The condition is in excellent.
There are some wears and small chips by old age.
Measurements about : 18cm(7.1") X 10.5cm(4.1") X 13.2cm(5.1")Tall.