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Takatori sake bottle
  • Japan
  • Takatori sake bottle, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Chikuzen Provence, Japan
  • stoneware, coiling
  • Object Height/Diameter: 23.2 x 17.1 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 1/8 x 6 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1557
Description

Spherical shaped with bottle neck with rim. Reddish brown clay. Surface is decorated with indentations of finger tip. Tea dust gray glaze with splashes and brush marks of darker grayish-green. Spiral finger marks on bottom.