This is a covered container called a Gousu made of white porcelain. A Gousu can be used for an accessories or jewelry case, a cosmetics box, or tea-things. It is handmade by the very famous Japanese potter Nobuki Sato. He is from a long line of potters in his Kyoto family It is made of very high quality white porcelain and with very unique work, flowers formed in pottery and under clear glaze. The technique and carving of the Hibiscus mutabilis is fabulous and craftsmanship incredible. Nobuki Sato has inscribed his name on the bottom. He made this about 30 years ago. The box is the original box for this item and is also signed which is very important and adds to the value. This gouso box is in very good vintage condition with no cracks or chips.
SIZE : Diameter 4.4" or 11.17 cms, Height 2.8" or 7.11 cms. Weight 550 grams
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