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The gourd shape of this Edo period sake bottle was considered auspicious in Chinese culture with meanings of protection and blessing. Hideyoshi Toyotomi, who unified 16th century Japan, took the gourd as a symbol of his army.
- Solid brass, electro-plated with non-tarnishing silver finish, giclee print
- 3.75 x 1.5 inches