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Kenzan style Black Raku water jar
late 19th century

Ogata Kenzan , (Japanese, 1663-1743)
Meiji era

Brown clay; black and transparent lead glazes, enamel over glaze
H: 16.1 W: 12.5 cm
Kyoto, Japan


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