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Japanese Antique Earthenware Karatsu-Yaki with Gin-Tsugi Mending

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1800: Item # 1481091

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A Karatsu ware tea bowl with silver mending (gin-tsugi) which is mending technique, broken pieces are put together with urushi and then silver powder is applied. It has simple painting which is called E-karatsu. Karatsu ware has been produced in the east part of Saga and the north part of Nagasaki prefectures in Kyushu since late 16th century. This one is made of four fragments of Karatsu-yaki (yobi-tsugi). Probably 17th century. Diameter:13cm, H:4 to 5cm