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Antique tea bowl from Tofukuji, Kyoto & Zen inscription

Antique tea bowl from Tofukuji, Kyoto & Zen inscription


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1910: Item # 1369625

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A very interesting raku tea bowl covered in a beige glaze with inscription in Prussian blue. On the body the Zen Buddhist phrase: β€œThe Sound of the Stream is the Extensive, Long Tongue [of Buddha].” Stamped: Tofuku-ji, Toden yo (Toden Kiln). Tofuku-ji being one of the great Zen temples in Kyoto. It comes with a non original storage box. Japan: Meiji, c. 1900. H 8.5 cm, D 11.6 cm.Condition: No breaks or cracks. Minor wear due to use.