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Kyoto ware Futaoki – stand on which the kettle's lid and the water ladle are placed during the tea ceremony – of cylindrical shape by Kaga Zuizan, decorated with irises in various colored enamels and gold on a grey-blue ground, based on a pattern by Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743), famous potter of Edo era.
Born in 1944 in Kuwana (Mie Prefecture), Kaga Zuizan III studied under his grandfather Kaga Zuizan I, and inherited the name Zuizan from his father in 1984. In 1987, his work was designated Intangible Cultural Property of Kuwana.
The condition of the futaoki is excellent. It comes enclosed in its original signed wooden box.
Dimensions: about 5.3 cm (2.1 in) in diameter and 5.2 cm (2 in) high