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Edo Period Raku Chawan by the 10th. Kichizaemon Tan-Nyu

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Sold! Impressing black Raku tea bowl of the Raku family, made and signed by the 10th Kichizaemon Tan-Nyu.

The signed box is labeled “10th generation”, which means Tan-nyu (1795-1854). The reverse side of the lid has an appraisal of the grand tea master of Omoto-Senke.

A stunning tea bowl made from one of the most famous potter clans in Japan. Most pieces of Kichizaemon Tan-nyu are hold in museums.

Tan-nyu Raku was born the second son of Ryonyu, he succeeded as the 10th generation Kichizaemon in 1811. He was given the name Tan-nyu at his retirement in 1845 by Kyokosai, 10th generation Head of Omotesenke, Shoo Sosa (1818-1860).

The chawan has no cracks and repairs, only the lid of the wood box has a little crack.

Size: 2,9'' height x 4,6 in diameter.

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