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Japanese Mino yaki sake bottle

Japanese Mino yaki sake bottle

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Stoneware: Pre 1700: Item # 1163786

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Japanese Mino yaki sake bottle 1600s

This high-fired bottle was produced at the Mino Kilns in Gifu Prefecture in pale-gray stoneware. The bottle is covered overall in a transparent glaze with a greenish tint. The lower portion of the body is left unglazed as is also the flat foot. It is well-potted, having three indentations on the sides, creating a comfortable fit for the hand while pouring. The neck rises from the somewhat flattened shoulder, ending in a rounded lip which now has several small chips along with a small chip to the base. Otherwise, good condition. Collected in Japan in the early 1970s.

Height: 6 in., Diameter: 3 ¼ in.