A fantastic large Japanese Shigaraki celadon and blue glazed ceramic water storage jar from the early Meiji period. This exquisite celadon glazed ceramic water vessel was made in the Shigaraki kilns of Japan in the second half of the 19th century. This large water vessel with its great dimensions and deep celadon and rare blue stripes over white glaze and original wood top is an amazing decorative item. This came out of a fine Japanese collection in Los Angeles.
Shigaraki kilns date from the 17th century, producing exceptional ceramics and is one of the six ancient kilns of Japan near Kyoto. Meiji Period, late 1800s
12.5"D x 21"H