Futaoki | Japanese Vintage Ladle Rest


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A vintage ceramic 蓋置 futaoki, or lid/ladle rest. Made by 加賀瑞山: Kaga Zuizan (1896-1982)

Kaga Zuizan (1896-1982)  was the younger brother of the 1st generation Kaga Gekka, worked with his brother from the Taisho period into the Showa period to revive Banko-ware, which features iron red overglaze known as Kuwana-banko. Produced a wide range from tea-ware to everyday items. Selected as a qualified craftsman in 1942. Designated as an intangible cultural property by Kuwana City in 1979. 3rd generation inherited the technology and took an active part in incorporating Dutch glaze, Turkish glaze, Persian glaze, others.


Box front:

青釉利休梅: Seiyurikyubai

蓋置: Futaoki

瑞山造: Zuizan: Potter name: Kaga Zuizan (1896-1982)

  • 20th century 
  • 2" x 2"  (height, diameter)
  • C-LR10

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