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Aka Raku Chawan by Raku Kichizaemon Konyu (XII)
Here is magnificent example of the beauty of Raku ware, a pottery tradition born more than 400 years ago in the ancient Japanese capital of Kyoto, from the collaboration between great tea master Sen Rikyu (1522-1591) and a potter named Chojiro ( - 1592), the forebear of the great Raku family of potters.

This particular chawan (tea bowl) was made by the 12th bearer of the Raku name, Raku Kichizaemon Konyu (1857-1932), whose works are not very diversified but who created serene introvert vessels, usually red (aka) in tones with an often seen cloudlike divide which forms nebulous keishiki (landscape). That effect can be also seen on Ogawa Choraku's chawan. The first Choraku (1874-1939) was a disciple of Konyu.

The bowl is in great condition except for two small chips at the bottom. This is not uncommon for Raku pottery which is very fragile.

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The chawan bears the seal of the 12th Kichizaemon Raku. It will be shipped in an unmarked box.
Dimensions: 11.7 x 7.8 cm (4.7 x 3.12 in); 281 g (9.8 oz)

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