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Oriental/Japanese Tenmoku Vase
Possibly 18th or early 19th century or later

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  • Xupes Reference ORCR1405122
  • Age Possibly 18th or early 19th century or later
  • Condition Excellent original condition 



    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.


    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.


    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

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    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.


    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.


    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • We offer this exceptional antique Japanese stoneware bottle shaped vase decorated in tenmoku glazes and possibly dating from the 18th or 19th century. This very stylish stonware vase stands on an unglazed rounded foot with a slightly recessed base and has a rounded bulbous body with a short narrow neck and small opening. The hand thrown body of the vase has a ribbed effect running around the body and is glazed in rich brown tenmoku glazes with fine blue grey streaks running through the glaze. Similarly glazed and shaped examples are referenced in Japanese Pottery by Soame Jenyns and the vase is not marked.

  • Xupes Reference ORCR1405122
  • Model Oriental/Japanese Tenmoku Vase
  • Age Possibly 18th or early 19th century or later
  • Gender Unisex
  • Period 19th Century
  • Origin Japan
  • Height 17.5cm
  • Diameter 12cm

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