Copper mizusashi, kettle for tea-ceremony water
Japan. later 19th century
A distinctively shaped spout, a generous handle in proportion to the rotund, slightly flattened shape of the body, with decorative rings of hammered diagonals -- a classic piece of folk art.
height 11" including handle, diameter at base 8 3/4"
$180, postpaid and insured.
 
 


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