PAIR OF PIGEON FLASKS

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PAIR OF PIGEON FLASKS (Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art) – ‘Yakishime’ high-fired stoneware flask stuck directly into the ash of ‘irori’ hearth to warm up sake called ‘Hatodokkuri’ (lit. Pigeon-flask) because of its similar appearance. One has the engraving like pigeon’s eyes. Somehow with the primitive ambience relating with folk belief…

Meiji-Taisho period, early 20th century, Japan. approx. L 19cm (7.48in), H 10cm (3.93in)

 

 

Sold, Thank you.
#09406

 

 

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