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Japanese Kyoto E-Karatsu Chawan Tea Bowl

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1930: Item # 1197052

Please refer to our stock # 188 when inquiring.

early-mid 20th century

approx. 10.5-10.8cm in diameter, 8.6cm in height (4.13-4.25in, 3.38in)

In the style of Kyoto-produced Karatsu tea bowl called 'Kyo-garatsu chawan', designed with poetic orangish grass picture in the minimum abstract scenery.
Profound and comfortable 'tsutsu' (lit. 'Cylindrical') shape with very slight distortion, composed with aesthetic expression of 'kodai' bottom stand as another highlight.
Engraved as "Itto" (lit. "One Pottery"). Fine condition with No damage.