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Japanese Sencha Mizusashi by Eiraku Zengoro

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214 Kanki-cho Kamigyo-ku
Kyoto 602-8492 Japan

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Japanese white porcelain mizusashi (jug for sencha tea ceremony) by 12th Eiraku Zengoro, Wazen (1823 - 1896).
Potter's mark "Eiraku" on the bottom and the reverse of the lid says "kahinshiryu", four characters.
The 11th Eiraku Zengoro Hozen (1795 - 1854, Wazen's father) was presented with a gold seal of "kahinshiryu" from Harutomi Tokugawa, who was the 10th lord of the Kishu Domain, in 1827. Hozen, Wazen and Myozen used that.

Measurements : 8" (20.4 cm) x 5 5/8" (14.2 cm) x H 3 1/4" (8.4 cm)
Weight about : 630 grams.
It is in good condition, no cracks or repairs.