Asian Antiques by Silk Road
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #139278 (stock #58-33)
Silk Road Gallery
From the latter half of Japan's Edo Period (1614-1868), this jug has the imperfect, humble, elusive Japanese beauty called wabi-sabi. The bottle invites touch with its natural variations in texture and color. Its glaze is marked with the flaws caused by ashes from the burned wood of the kiln, and no attempt was made to smooth the ridges and dents that occurred as the clay was shaped...