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Sake bottle, stoneware, Mino, Seto, Japan, 18th century

Sake bottle, stoneware, Mino, Seto, Japan, 18th century


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Stoneware: Pre 1800: Item # 1325560

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Sake bottle of brownish gray stoneware, covered in a beautifully crackled cream-colored glaze, typical for Mino ware. Bottom inscribed with black ink, illegible. Some glaze irregularities and beautiful discoloring of the glaze due to extensive handling. Japan, Seto region, Edo period, 18th century.

H 8 ½ inches

Few old chips, one hairline crack, all consistent with age and use. All in all fine condition.

Provenance: Yamanaka & Co., New York (label)