Ceramic # 1396 for sale

Kutani style : Japanese calligraphy - 毛筆細字
Kutani type: Mizusashi
Description : A mizusashi is a kind of jar used in chanoyu (Japanese tea ceremony) to supply fresh water for replenishing the kettle and rinsing the tea bowl. Signed Meizan, this mizusashi with shallow lid is literally covered with exquisite calligraphy. This is a showcase piece, probably mid Showa era and the amount and quality of calligraphy is breathtaking. If is very fine and pristine. Comes without original box.
Dimension : Height 15 to 17 cm
English marking : Kutani Meizan
Japanese marking : Kutani Meizan
Marking (kanji) : 九谷明山
Production period : Contemporary (1950 - Today)
Owner : Courtesy of John Wocher, Kamogawa, Japan
Price in US $ : 400

Box description :

九谷焼 − 水指 − 明山 Kutani ceramic - Mizusashi - Meizan