Antique Japanese Ceramic Sake Bottle Kayoi-Tokkuri Gray Hand-Written Kanji TS578
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Antique Japanese Pottery Sake Bottle Kayoi-Tokkuri
This is an antique Japanese ceramic sake bottle. It is called a Kayoi-Tokkuri and is used to pour sake. The commuting sake bottle became popular as a rental container for liquor stores in the Edo period when sake began to be consumed on a daily basis. This bottle is dark gray with a brown crackle glaze in some places. On the outside of the bottle, some kanji characters are written in brown ink letters.
Some characters on the bottle: 三輪清 Miwa-kiyo, 笠松 Kasamatsu
Item weight: 877 grams
Packed weight: 1400 grams
Approx. 10.5 cm wide x 24 cm tall
Good condition. Glaze imperfections. Marks. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos carefully.
We got this item at an antique auction in Tajimi in Gifu, Japan
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