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Japanese Black Oribe Chawan of early Edo period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1700: Item # 1319853

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Momoyama Gallery
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Richard van Norten - by appointment
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Little distorted half cylinder shaped (kutsugata) tea bowl - made of light, coarse, unrefined Mino clay.

The expertly thrown body is covered with the typical, glossy black iron oxide glaze inside and outside, leaving 2 unglazed 'windows' on opposite sites. One 'window' is decorated with ivy or vine leaves. The other 'window' shows flying birds in iron oxide glaze which has been covered with a clear ash and feldspar glaze. This is a typical Momoyama Era design.

The somewhat irregular foot is typical for the late production of the 1620-ies at the Motoyashiki and Kamagane kilns.

Size: 8,2 cm height x 12,9 cm in diameter.

Storage box and shifuku included.

Shipping also included.