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Early 20c Agano ware Chaire (tea caddy) for tea ceremony

Early 20c Agano ware Chaire (tea caddy) for tea ceremony

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1910: Item # 1462180
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39 Charansanitwong rd, Bangkok
Bangkok noi, 10700, Thailand

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Elegant Agano ware Chaire (tea caddy) with lovely bluish green glaze made in Fukuchi, Fukuoka Prefecture.
The mark of the kiln is stamped on the base.

Agano ware pottery is produced in today's Fukuoka prefecture since 1602 when the lord of the Kokura domain, a master of the tea ceremony, brought Sonkai, a potter from Korea's Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897), to build a climbing kiln in Agano area.

Vivid bluish green glaze rich of copper is a typical for Agano ware.

Width 7.5cm;
Height 7cm
Weight 120g

Excellent antique condition.
No chips, no cracks, no repairs.