Sake Bottle: Ryukyu Namban Ware

Sake Bottle: Ryukyu Namban Ware


Ryukyu Namban Ware: stoneware

Overall: 30 x 9 cm (11 13/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Edward L. Whittemore Fund 1980.82



Note the rich color gradations over the body that range from a deep brown to olive to ochre to a rust-red. The incised and gouged markings on the bottle contribute to its rustic texture.

See also
Japanese Art
Japanese Art
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