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Primitive Japanese Tokoname Bowl Yama Chawan 12-13th

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1492: Item # 1259405

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Kamakura period, 12-13th century

D: 14.5cm (5.70in), H: 5.3cm (2.08in)

Wild initial Japanese Tokoname-made biscuit firing ware, 'Yamajawan' (Yama-Chawan / lit. 'Mountain tea bowl' - Proto-pottery bowl) in the aesthetic natural distortion, "designed" with the modest bronze restorations ('dotsugi') as scenic and practical arrangement, in fine antique condition with inborn kiln-fraws ('kamakizu') as is and as seen.

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