12 November 2003
A Shidoro Vase
Signed Toku, impressed plum blossom seal, another impressed seal, Edo Period (Late 17th Century)
The oviform vase with short neck decorated with a brown-black glaze stopping short of the foot, fitted box inscribed to the effect that the vase is named Omoiyari
8½in. (21.5cm.) high
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Shidoro ware was made at Shidoro-mura in Tomi Province. For a similar vase see Raymond Johnes, Japanese Art (London, 1961), pl. 35.
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This Lot bears the Shidoro seal.
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