This Oribe-yaki mizusashi (water container) features a beige and green drip-glaze decorated with a floral motif.
A mizusashi (水指 - fresh water container) is used to store fresh water used to refill the kama (釜 - kettle) during a tea ceremony. They are usually made from ceramics, lacquer, or occasionally bare wood.
Oribe-yaki (織部焼) is a type of Japanese pottery known for its free flowing glazes and asymmetrical, hand-formed shape. Dating from the 16th century, Oribe ware exists in many styles. One of the most famous is Ao-Oribe or Green Oribe, which is often decorated with geometric patterns painted with an iron glaze and then partially covered in a vibrant green copper-sulfate glaze which contrasts against the white background.
12.7cm (5in) - width
15.6cm (6.1in) - height
1000ml - capacity
This vintage Japanese item ships from Thailand
Please note, due to this item's size and weight, it will be expensive to ship and we may not be able to offer our traditional gift wrapping.
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