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Japanese stoneware vase, Karatsu, Edo period

Japanese stoneware vase, Karatsu, Edo period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Stoneware: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 315016

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$ 400

Short mallet shaped ceramic vase with square shoulder and somewhat everted mouth. The body with irregularly placed indentations, thinly covered with reddish-brown glaze over the dark brown stoneware, cream colored glaze on the neck and down to the shoulder, with fine crackle. Japan, Edo period, ca. 1800.
Small old chips at rim, larger chip at foot, hardly visible due to indentations, from which run two very thin cracks.
H 6 7/8; diam. at foot 3 ¼ inches.