Scarce Utsutsugawa-yaki Tea Caddy With Sagi Made By 13th Gagyu
|Size||width 5.6cm 2 1/4", height 9.5cm 3 3/4"|
Item description : Valuable Utsutsugawa-yaki Chaire tea caddy with their characteristic design of Sagi (an Egret)
Name of potter : Mr Gagyu Yokoishi,the 13th successor Gagyu, who owned Gagyu-gama(kiln) in Arita, Saga. Gagyu kiln, an intangible culture asset. Gagyu is the most famous kiln in Western Japan and called a "Ninsei (the most famous kiln in Kyoto) in Kyushu". They were started in 1600's, Edo period but disappeared once at the late 1800's due to unknown reason but restored at late 1800's by the 12th successor of Gagyu. Due to this reason, they are called a legendary kiln in Saga, Kyushu and well known all over Japanese market. The white Egret drawn on the Hakeme design (brush design) is their famous character and highly evaluated in the market for long time. The original retail price is JPY130,000 (US$1,200.00).
Age : 1990's
Condition : Perfect in mint
|Express to United States||$23.40|
|Standard to United States||$13.10|
|Express to Europe||$25.50|
|Standard to Europe||$13.10|
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