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Meiji Period Black Oribe Chawan

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1920: Item # 1241573
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Nakagawa 557-4-302
Yufuin-cho, Yufu-shi, Oita-ken Japan 879-5104

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A remarkable black Oribe chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

Oribe ware became popular around the end of the 16th century, influenced by tea master and samurai Furuta Shigenari (Furuta Oribe) (1544-1615). Although there are variations, it is usually recognizable by its green glaze and deformed shape.

I will gladly answer any question you might have.

The chawan is in very good condition; there is a fine hairline visible near the kodai (foot), but the bowl does not leak. It will be shipped in a vintage fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 13 x 9 cm (5.2 x 3.6 in)

Worldwide shipping: EMS $32 (with insurance and tracking)
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