Usagi teaburi



Teaburi maki-e, usagi design

Edo, 18th- 19th century

Wood, lacquer & copper lid

H. 20 x 25 diameter cm

No signature

With collector’s box
Description of the box;
A bottle-shaped, 600-me in weight (ca 2.25 kg) including 560-me (2.1 kg) of the box and the lid, mid-autumn, in the year of the ox, Meiji 3 (1870), with the collector's name Kawasaki-ya Kisuke.

Note: “目me, also known as monme” is an old Edo or Meiji unit of weight
One “me” equals ---- 3.75 grammes