E-Shino Tea Bowl
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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1970: item # 1220810
Please refer to our stock # 306 when inquiring.
approx. 13.5cm in diameter, 9cm in height (5.31in, 3.54in)
masculine massive size and body molded roundly, with comfortable slight ridge belt in loops around the center of wall; hearty and rich crackled feldspar glaze of pure white color with transparent abstract iron-glaze picture as modest underglaze landscape ('keshiki'), with scenic finger mark for glazing process ('yubi-ato') as another highlights specially for Shino piece; a low, round foot with spiral pattern ('uzumaki-Kodai') underneath
Fine condition with No damage. Quality genuine Shino tea bowl (E-Shino chawan) succeeding to the tradition as its essence, though an unidentified masterpiece (but signed). Highly recommended for thick tea ('Koi-Cha') as practical use.