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19c Raku chawan tea ceremony bowl FUTEN by RAKUSHO

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19c Raku chawan tea ceremony bowl FUTEN by RAKUSHO
19th century Japanese ceramic chawan (tea bowl) for tea ceremony with crackled cream glaze and enamel decoration of the Wind God Futen with his characteristic face of a demon and billowing scarves, emptying his bag in the clouds, thus creating wind. Wonderful free painting with color palette of pink, green, white, black and yellow enamels. Raku pottery produced in the Kyoto region. Beautiful potting with spiral line on the bottom of the bowl showing the way potter finished turning the piece. Great crackled glaze with dark veining on the inside from usage. Stamped RAKUSHO on the lower body. Well-used, in great condition. Diameter 4 1/2 inches, height 3 3/8 inches.


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