This is a vintage Japanese porcelain sake bottle. This ochre and white sake bottle has a Seven Lucky Gods Takarabune (Treasure Ship) design. This is a design to bring good fortune, especially to businesses. It is very detailed and the Seven Lucky Gods can be seen on the front of the bottle. This bottle has a removable cork and an attached decorative tassel on one side.
This type of bottle 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.
Item weight: 1469 grams
Packed weight: 2300 grams
Approx. 14 cm wide x 29 cm long x 26.5 cm tall (with the cork)
Good condition. Marks. Old labels. Scratches on the white paint. Discoloration on the tassel. 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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