Makuzu Kozan Large Jar Depicting Bamboo Sprays

Makuzu Kozan c. 1900
Stoneware
Japan
H: 22cm D: 24cm

Provenance:
• Private Japanese Collection.

SKU: 5801 Categories: ,

Supported on a thick circular foot-rim with rounded shoulders tapering slightly into a tall diamond shaped wide mouthed neck, the lip is slightly everted. Decorated with sprays of bamboo leaves with snow weighing them down, the background with a light greyish- green glaze hue, the leaves in a vibrant green glaze with gilt outlines, the rim is also decorated with some gilt paint. The base with a two-character Makuzu Kozan seal mark.