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Bottle, Satsuma ware
18th century

Kano Tangen , (Japanese, 1679-1767)
Edo period

Stoneware with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
H: 21.7 W: 16.1 cm
Kagoshima, Japan

Gift of Charles Lang Freer F1892.26

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The decoration on this bottle is attributed to the artist Kano Tangen, who served as the official painter for the Satsuma domain, where the bottle was made.