Tokkuri sake bottle - ROM2011_12223_4


Tokkuri sake bottle

Medium:Porcelain with underglaze blue
Geography: Japan
Date: mid 20th century
Period: Shôwa Period
Ht. 11 x Wt. 8.9 cm
Object number: 2011.96.14.1
Credit Line: The Yamagami Sōju (Akio, 1873-1957) Collection: Gift of Mrs. Yamagami and the Umezawa Family. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestė par la Commission canadienne d’examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l’exportation et l’importation de biens culturels.
Not on view
DescriptionThe maker of this sake bottle, Wada Tōzan I (1887-1967) founded Kotoura kiln in Amagasaki in 1910. He was a member of the group of tea utensil makers "Seigi-kai", organized by Yukōsai, the 12th grandmaster of the Mushanokōji tea school.
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