This very charming biscuit jar was made by the Moriyama Company of Japan, established in 1911 by Hidekichi Nakamura who was taught by the pottery master Seison Suzuki. It has an unusual quadrilateral rhombus shape done in a deep yellow hard glaze with hand painted decorations and a bamboo wrapped handle. The pottery mark is very clear and is located on the bottom of the jar. In excellent condition for it's age (1930-40) it measures 9 1/2" from end to end and is 5 3/4" back to front and 5 3/4" in height, not including the handle.
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