A JAPANESE HASAMI “JAPANSCHZOYA” BOTTLE, 19TH CENTURY.
This bottle was made by a potter at the Hasami kilns in Kyushu, Japan for the Dutch merchants who shipped soya sauce to Holland. The bottle are stencilled in underglaze blue with the Dutch name for Japanese soya and also a seal on the back reads “Compradoor Deshima” along with Japanese characters. During the period of isolation in Japan the Dutch merchants were billeted on the man-made island of Deshima where they had to carry out their trade.
Approximately 18 cm high. Perfect condition.
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