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Sake flask


Sake flask (tokkuri), porcelain with a blue underglaze bamboo and rock design, with clouds in a band above: Asia, East Asia, Japan, Tōhoku, Miyagi, Kirigome kiln, 19th century

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Sake flask

Production information

Kirigome, Kiln
Miyagi-ken, Japan, East Asia


19th century

Style / Culture

Edo period, Japanese
Meiji period, Japanese


Porcelain, Glaze, Pigment


Tōhoku no Yakimono, by David Hale, with Foreword by Prof. Fujio Koyama, pub. Yuzan Kaku, Tōkyō, 1974 (in Japanese translation), Bl.&Wh. Plate No. 36, left

Catalogue for Ruthin Craft Centre Exhibition of Tōhoku pottery from the Hale Collection, Ruthin, Denbighshire, N. Wales, UK, March 30 – June 24, 2012, No. 01


The Anne and David Hale Collection of Tōhoku Ceramics

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