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JAPANESE SILVER CHOSI SAKE POT w CHRYSANTHEMUM SEAL

JAPANESE SILVER CHOSI SAKE POT w CHRYSANTHEMUM SEAL


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JAPANESE SILVER CHOSI SAKE POT ENGRAVED w CHRYSANTHEMUM SEAL

Description & Size: 15.87 x 8.25 x 19.68 x 15.24 cm (6.25" x 3.25" x 7.75" x 6")

Weight: 849 gram (29.94 oz)

Age: Edo (Tokugawa) Period

Production: Handcrafted & Engraved

This is a rare & beautifully handcrafted Japanese silver chosi sake pot with rich engraved works during the late Edo Period to Early Meiji period. The silver chosi pot is designed with thick silver guage. The chosi sake pot has a nice engraved flower with scroll on top of the handle. The lid is richly engraved with multiple flowers & scrolls with circular punch background & adorned with an emperor chrysanthemum engraved seal & finial. The chosi pot body is engraved with traditional tapestry patterns with the late Tokugawa symbol & the base is engraved with sea wave patterns. Although unsigned this silver chosi sake pot was possibly commissioned by the imperial court for its ceremony purposes & celebratory activities. The silver chosi pot has been tested for silver content of sterling (92.5%) or higher. There is no damage, leaks, or restoration as it's in excellent condition.