UG81017 Japanese Bizen water dropper in the molded form of a pine cone a symbol of longevity, brown earthenware covered in a translucent glaze slightly congealed on the upper surface and shiny at the sides, the flat base remains unglazed with incised three character signature, the control hole hidden under one of the protrusions and the release aperture at the tip. Excellent condition. 1-1/4 inches high x 3 inches long x 2 inches wide.
Meiji period, circa 1900. $400.