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Chawan, Egaratsu, stoneware, Japan, Edo period

Chawan, Egaratsu, stoneware, Japan, Edo period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1900: Item # 891796

Please refer to our stock # 10563 when inquiring.
  
$ 700

Tea bowl of somewhat irregular shape. Dark brown clay covered in a gray glaze that leaves the lower ¼ of the piece uncovered, the rim and inside covered with a brownish-green glaze. On the outer side a image like a looped line in brownish green covers the gray glaze. A small patch at the inside of the bowl left uncovered. Karatsu ware, Japan, Edo period.
Comes with inscribed tomobako (Egaratsu; chawan, ichiko)and cotton pouch.
H 2.75 inches, diameter 5 inches (6.9 x 12.6 cm).
Small chip in rim repaired in red lacquer.