For your consideration is a very unique ceramic inkwell. Intricate form with wavy zig-zag patterned cut out border.Double walls, the outer one with open work decoration in Aesthetic taste. The inner part consists of 4 small cylindrical containers, each one for a differently colored ink.
The lid is pierced and hollow, and could be used as a pounce pot or sander. Cleverly designed 4-bowls inkwell, compact, easy to carry and use.
Covered with a characteristic, very desirable vivid emerald / turquoise green glossy glaze. The southern Awaji Kiln, Kyoto. Circa late 1800's/early 1900's, Japan.Meiji to early Taisho period. 4" x 2" x 3.5 tall. One tiny flake and two minor glaze flea bites at the top rim, just spots of missing glaze at the top edge of lid, kiln imperfections at the side and bottom. Take a look at the other items we have for sale now. Our items are described with the best of our knowledge and ability. We will be glad to answer all of your questions and provide additional photos and/or information. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques".
The seller is "imeon" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.