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Teaburi handwarmer, Daruma, Raku-ware, Japan, early 20th c.

Teaburi handwarmer, Daruma, Raku-ware, Japan, early 20th c.


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Ceramic handwarmer or teaburi in the shape of Daruma without limbs, completely wrapped in his garment. The face modeled and engraved in the unglazed clay, the garment glazed in red with green patches and white slip. Nostrils left open. Signed at bottom: Juan Hirauchi saku and two impressed seals: Juan and Hirauchi. Raku kiln, Japan, Meiji/Taisho era, early 20th century.

H 10 ½ inches

Some light traces of usage in the form of small glaze chips on top of the head, along edges and around the opening in the back. All in all very good condition.