Hirashimizu Ware White Slip Lipped Bowl | Japan, 19C


A lipped bowl baked in Hirashimizu, Yamagata, in the late Edo period. In Hirashimizu ware, which was opened in response to Kirigome ware and Iwanami ware, many potteries with white slip were made simultaneously with white porcelain in that kiln. This piece was originally white, but the stains coloured the entire surface turned magnific grey-purple while using it.

None of the lines that look like hairlines does pass through the back, and the condition is generally good. Nowadays, This good size piece is rare, and it is also ideal for sake sets.

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