Imari Tokkuri
Chasen (tea whisk) shape
Underglaze iron decoration
Early 17th century
H: 10" x Diameter: 4 1/2" x Diameter base: 2 1/2”

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This sake decanter is of a rare shape and is striking for its delicacy, the beauty of the subdued colors and the elegant motifs on the front and back.

This tokkuri is published in Noda Tshio. Ko Imari Sai hakken (Old Imari Rediscovered) - Sokisha Bijutsu Shuppan, 1990, p.27, n.12