Japanese copper-green glazed Agano ware jar (Dealer: hotoke antiques) – Calm and impressive landscape with slightly bluish copper-green glaze, “designed” with practical gold restorations (kintsugi). Edo period, 18-19th century. Chic proportions and presence, and lovely handy size. In fine antique condition with no leak. approx. H 16 cm (6.29in), D 15 cm (5.90in)
* Agano ware – The one of “The Seven kilns” selected by Kobori Enshu (1579-1647), associated with Samurai tea ceremony called ‘Buke-Sado’ aimed for the concept of ‘Kirei-sabi’ (lit. “Refined rusticity”) as the one of the style of ‘Wabi (Sabi)’.
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