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Lot 336: BOTTLE FOR SAKE
19 November 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Glazed ceramic. Japan, approx. 19th cent. to Meiji and later
Ovoid bottle form of this sake tokuri with flat foot and short, little neck with strong protruding rim. On the black-brown glaze are white script characters on two sides in very abbreviated Sosho painted with a brush in virtually masterful manner. The glaze with intentional irregularities and caking, which give the piece interesting structure.
HEIGHT 25 CM
From an old German collection specialized in Japanese ceramics