Jim Knopf Yokohama

Kintsugi Teabowl

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1800: Item # 1341818

Please refer to our stock # 2428 when inquiring.
Jim Knopf Yokohama
View Seller Profile
BachmannEckenstein | JapaneseArt
Hardstrasse 45 | 4052 Basel, Switzerland

Guest Book
The inscription on the box reads: Idowaki.
Idowaki is category of Korean tea bowls.
the name literally means "marginal Ido".
Tea bowls in this category bear a stylistic
resemblance to "true" Ido type tea bowls,
the the shape and place of production are
different. (Chanoyu Vocabulary, Kyoto 2007).

Box with inscription

On mended ceramics, see: Flickwerk. The Aesthetics
of Mended Japanese Ceramics, Exhibition Catalogue,
Cornell University, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of
Art and Museum für Lackkunst, 2008

Kintsugi Teabowl
Japan, 18th century
Diameter 16.8 (6 1/2 in.)
Height 5.3 cm (2 in.)