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Mizusashi water jar, Takatori, stoneware, Japan 18th century

Mizusashi water jar, Takatori, stoneware, Japan 18th century


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Stoneware: Pre 1800: Item # 1325562

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Hexagonal mizusashi, water jar, used in the tea ceremony, with black lacquer cover, standing on three feet. Beautiful gradating brown glaze with flambe patches, typical for Takatori ware. The mouth heavily worn from use, partially restored with gold lacquer (kintsugi), as are most of the cracks, adding to the beauty of the piece. Some of the glaze wear left as is. Takatori kiln, Japan, Edo period, 18th century.

H 6 ¾ x W (at widest point) 7 ¼ in.

Wear and tear consistent with age and use, all in all very good condition.