Hamada Shoji,
Square Bottle-Vase

Slab-molded square bottle-vase with kaki & clear glazes, wax resist, tetsue (iron oxide) brushwork. 

Tomobako with artist's signature and seal

c. late 1950s-1960s

Size: 9H x 6L x 3.25W inches (22.9H x 15.2L x 8.3W cm)
Weight: 3.9 lb / 1.77 kg alone (4.84 lb / 2.19 kg with tomobako)