As being passionate connaisseurs of Japanese Tea Bowls we always do our best to impress our visitors with tea bowls, which are for sure singular artworks.
Here we show and exhibit a treasure of Japanese tea ceremony culture. A very old Edo Period E-Karatsu chawan with tasteful gold repair 'gintsugi' (kintsugi) and mysterious signs - this tea bowl emanates the essence of true wabi sabi.
It has been part of our valuable chawan collection for almost 100 years.
Only few tea bowls of this time era have signatures, the exhibited tea bowl is one of them. But I was unable to identify the artist's name.
Dia. max. 6.1"(15.5 cm) x 2.2" (5.5 cm)