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Hagi Chawan by Kaneta Sanzaemon VII

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 2000: Item # 1036315
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Kami-cho 2-2-6, Ageo-shi
Saitama-ken, Japan 362-0037

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This beautiful chawan (tea bowl) was made by one of the masters of Hagi pottery, Kaneta Sanzaemon (1920-2004). On the shomen (face of the bowl), the different shades of brown display a palette of Hagi tones, creating an intriguing abstraction. Hagi ware has been revered for centuries by tea masters and drinkers alike. Here again, the sensuality of Hagi ware is revealed in a most sublime way.

The name Sanzaemon has been associated with Hagi pottery since 1817 when the first Sanzaemon founded a kiln, called Tenchozan-gama in the city of Hagi. This splendid tea bowl is the work of the seventh Kaneta Sanzaemon who specialized in ware for the tea ceremony and was the father of Kaneta Masanao, the well known contemporary Hagi potter.

The chawan is signed, in perfect condition, and comes in a signed wooden box. Dimensions: 12.5 x 8 cm (5 x 3.2 in); weight 330g (11.6 oz) The listed price includes EMS shipping.

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