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Ceramic incense burner, Ofuke ware, Japan Taisho/Showa

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Stoneware: Pre 1950: Item # 329310

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Koro of cylindracal shape, standing on three short, triangular feet. On whitish, rather porous clay that turned orange-brown at the feet due to heat exposure, a white glaze has been applied with a fine crackle. Inside left unglazed. Ofuke ware (kilns in Nagoya region), 20th century.
Height 3 1/8 inches, diameter 3 ¼ inches.
One very small, older chip at outer rim, one tiny firing crack in the body, otherwise very good condition.