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Sake flask


Sake flask (suzu-tokkuri), porcelain with transfer underglaze blue spiral design on the neck and upper body, and geometrical line motif over the lower body, with a fibre cord tied around the neck: Asia, East Asia, Japan, Tōhoku, Fukushima, Aizu-Hongō, 19th century

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Sake flask

Production information

Aizuhongō-machi, Fukushima-ken, Japan, East Asia


19th century

Style / Culture

Edo period, Japanese
Meiji period, Japanese


Stoneware, Glaze, Natural fibre


Tōhoku no Yakimono, by David Hale, with Foreword by Prof. Fujio Koyama, pub. Yuzan Kaku, Tōkyō, 1974 (in Japanese translation), Bl.&Wh. Plate No. 46, 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. 18


The Anne and David Hale Collection of Tōhoku Ceramics

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