hotoke antiques - Japanese and Oriental Art items for sale

Primitive Japanese Tokoname bowl Yama chawan 12-13th

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1700: Item # 1186540

Please refer to our stock # 106 when inquiring.

Initial Japanese Tokoname-made biscuit firing ware, 'Yamajawan' (Yama-Chawan / lit. 'Mountain tea bowl' - Proto-pottery bowl) with "ore"-like sparkle natural-ash glaze, as selected.

Well-proportioned mold with less distortion, with aesthetic restoration of particular black-lacquered "pattern".

Fine antique condition as is. Attached with wooden box.

approx. 16cm in diameter, 5.2cm in height (6.3in, 2.0in)