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Stoneware water dropper, suiteki, rabbit on waves, Japan, Showa

Stoneware water dropper, suiteki, rabbit on waves, Japan, Showa


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Stoneware: Pre 1950: Item # 1337033

Please refer to our stock # 10870 when inquiring.
  
130.00

Stoneware waterdropper of elongated shape with indented corners, with molded relief image of a rabbit running over waves. This refers to a classic Chinese poem, likening the reflection of the moon on the water with a rabbit jumping over waves. Made of two sections, joined together before covering with brown glaze. Japan, early Showa era, 1930-1940s.

H ca. 1 in., L 2-5/8 x W 2-1/8 in.

Lesions and irregularities in glaze (pre-firing), otherwise very good condition