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Kyoyaki Aruhei chawan Tebineri tea bowl Edo 19th

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 1188194

Please refer to our stock # 136 when inquiring.

Rare design of red and green 'Nanban sweet' ('Alfeloa' in Portuguese) introduced into Japan in 16th century called "Aruhei" of its Japanized name, as so called "Aruhei chawan" of Kyo-yaki (Kyoto ware), dated back to Late Edo period, 19th century, molded by the method of hand-pinching ('Tebineri'), in fine well-used condition as favored for many years according to the sign of its aesthetic permeation into glaze, as an inherited piece ('Denseihin').

No fatal damage but scenic inborn kiln-flaws, Warm and lovely feeling of touch for use. Attached with used wrapping cloth, and old wooden box.

approx. 13cm in diameter, 5.3cm in height (5.1in, 2.1in)