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Asahi Sato/Gordon

Sake Set Decanter/ Tokkuri, Asahi Sato/Gordon, Vintage Japanese

Sake Set Decanter/ Tokkuri, Asahi Sato/Gordon, Vintage Japanese

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  • Pattern:  Sato/Gordon Collection - Rickshaw
  • Made in Uji, Japan by Asahi Pottery
  • Vintage: 1970's
  • Details:  A most beautiful Sake Set which includes the Sake decanter and three small cups.  They feature a beautifully hand decorated rickshaw in red, green and black surrounded by red and white flowers, all outlined in gold.  Details abound, including tiny grass blades underneath the rickshaw, tiny buds around the flowers and very thin black branches.  Other details such as dots, wheels spokes and other designs also in gold.  There are two red bands towards the bottom of each piece.  There is crazing all over the pieces but in this case it is part of the design and not due to age or damage.  Great oriental decor for a bar.  Perfect gift for a host or hostess!
  • Material:  Ceramic
  • Dimensions:  Decanter: 5.25 inches Tall and  2 inches in Diameter at the bottom, the mouth opening is 1.5 inches in Diameter.  Cups:  2 inches Tall and 1.75 inches in Diameter at the mouth opening.
  • Condition:  Vintage - Used.  Excellent Condition.  There are no chips, cracks or scratches on any of these pieces.  There is lots of crazing throughout but as mentioned above, this is part of the design and not damage. Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we can't accept returns.  All sales final.  Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, they are NOT new  every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections.   
For close to four hundred years, the Matsubayashi family has shaped exquisitely glazed pottery at the Asahi pottery in Uji, Japan.  If visiting the area, they allow visitors in the shop to watch the master artisans at work.  Asahi Pottery Museum runs pottery classes and one day trial workshops are also available so tourists can experience the fun of pottery.  We're not 100% sure if this set is related to this pottery, but we believe it is, and Sato/Gordon could simply be the importer.  If the pedigree is important to you, please continue the research and make your own determination.

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