A splendid late Edo period (1615-1868) e-karatsu chawan (tea bowl). A well balanced vessel with a finely crackled glaze.
Karatsu pottery originated more than four hundred years ago in the small town of Karatsu, located in northern Kyushu. It has been a favorite of tea practitioners for centuries for its simple design and natural feel. Decorated karatsu ware is called E-karatsu.
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The chawan is in excellent condition. It will come in a vintage wooden box.
Dimensions: 13.5 x 8 cm (5.4 x 3.2 in)
Worldwide shipping: EMS $32 (with insurance and tracking), SAL $13
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