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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1980: Item # 1171743

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White Zogan Shippo Motif Incense Container
A simple yet contemporary white zogan style ceramic kogo with a motif known as shippo-mon by one of the noted ceramic artists in Japan, Yokoyama Choyo (1896-1977) Born in Tokyo, Choyo established his kiln in the city of Ichikawa. Together with his acquaintance, Itaya Hazan, Choyo co-established the Toto-kai. Choyo took great efforts to spread contemporary Japanese ceramic tea utensils.

The piece contains a box inscription by Kobori Sotsu, the 15th head of the Enshu-ryu branch of chanoyu or way of tea. Box was inscribed in 1970.

Size : Height 1.4 in Width 2.0 in : Length 2.0 in : Height 1.4 in



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