Japanese Porcelain Shonzui Mizusashi

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A Japanese porcelain water pot or 'mizusashi', of melon jar 'shonzui' form. Shonzui was a Japanese potter who worked in China in the 16th century. Decoration is of Kakiemon style, with pheasants amid prunus and blossoms; primarily blue and white, and secondary colors of persimmon, turquoise and taupe. More prunus and a butterfly on the lid, which is centered with a bronze knob.
Provenance: Warren E. Cox round monogram stamp, with number stamps on jar bottom and lid underside.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Edo
  • Place of Origin
    Japan
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-18th Century
    Dimensions
    9.5 in. H
    24 cm H
  • Diameter
    11
  • Seller Location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    U1107118667277
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