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Sake Bottle with Lid

Location

JAPAN
Bizen ware

Era

Edo period (1615-1868)

Title

Sake Bottle with Lid

Materials

Stoneware

Dimensions

11.1 cm (h.), 14.1 cm (diam.)

Credits

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Collection, inv. 1934.Ed.2a-b

Collection

Archeology and World Cultures

With it bulbous body and flat bottom, this bottle is likely a funa-dokkuri, a sake bottle originally developed for fishermen at sea. While some sake bottles have accompanying lids, in this case the lid may have been added later.

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