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Kato Shunji, the third(1944~)
Made during the Year of the Rabbit in 1987
Size: Diameter 12.8cm Height 7.5cm
Kato Shunji comes from a large family of potters from the Seto area of Aichi prefecture where notables such as Kato Shuntai produced amazing works to be used in the way of tea, or chanoyu.
This tea bowl depicts a rabbit made from snow almost...
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Period: Showa Period
Size: Diameter 10.25" Height 4.25"
The procedures for setting the charcoal for the hearth or the brazier is an important part of the way of tea. The finest baskets are used since the charcoal used is a specific type of wood and style only used in tea and not many in Japan produce this type of charcoal...
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The simplicity of the black lacquer with the contrast of the bold design of the paulownia and chrysanthemum is the appeal of this black lacquered tea container or natsume. The Kodaiji motif is derived from the lacquered panels on the shrine where Toyotomi Hideyoshi and his wife, Nene's figures are placed in...
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The vase comes with a tomobako signed and sealed by the artist...
The mizusashi was created by a noted American potter, Richard Ballinger in Northern California during the 1980-1990 period.
Size: Diameter: 5.75"...
The chawan was produced in the 1960s during Tozan's mid years as an artist...
Condition: the kensui contains no damages or wears. There are unique marks found inside the receptacle. The work is sealed with the name of the ware...
Tosa Mitsuzane(1780-1852) Murata Shunmon (1765-1836)
Paper with sumi ink...
In tea ceremony there are many tools found using lacquer embellished with mother of pearl. The preferences have been seen since the Edo period in the 17th century but may have been used in earlier styles. Many of the tools at the time were imported from China and were used as trays and stands to display items or used during specific ceremonies such as when incense ceremony is done during the tea event or the most elaborat...
Tea ceremony scrolls in Japan serve as an important feature of the interior decoration of a tea room. The scroll, in general should be a calligraphy and has some philosophical or derived from zen as the founder of the tea ceremony, Sen no Rikyu had preferred. With the hanging scroll displayed the guest is conveyed a visual mess...