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Edo Period Chawan in the style of Nonomura Ninsei

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 1387502
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Kami-cho 2-2-6, Ageo-shi
Saitama-ken, Japan 362-0037

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This very attractive chawan dates from the Edo period (1615-1868). Is is made in the style of Nonomura Ninsei (1648-1690), the legendary 17th century Japanese potter.

Ninsei is credited with being the father of Kyo-yaki (Kyoto ware), a pottery tradition that has its roots in both the stoicism of Zen temples and the refinement of the ancient imperial capital of Japan. Ninsei's work is the embodiment of those two worlds, which still resonates in the culture of modern Japan.

This particular chawan, with delicate flowery motifs, is a fine example of the revered style.

The bowl is in very good condition; it presents an old minute dent on its mouth rim (kindly refer to pictures for condition and details).
The chawan will be shipped in a latter made wooden box.
Size 10.5 x 7.8 cm (4.2 x 3.1 in)

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