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Kato Bakutai (1861-1943) Seto Ware Chawan Decorated with Horse

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Stoneware: Pre 1930: Item # 1442332
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39 Charansanitwong rd, Bangkok
Bangkok noi, 10700, Thailand

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Rare antique Seto ware teabowl made by Japanese potter Kato Bakutai (1861-1943) decorated with elegant horse and the calligraphy describing the First Firing of the year. The mark of the potter is stamped at the bottom.

Kato Bakutai was a prominent potter who initially worked under Kato Shuntai (1802-1877) being responsible for revival of Seto ware techniques in Japan in the 19th century.
He is also known to work with a variety of traditional pottery styles including Shino, Tenmoku, Mishima etc.

Diameter 12.9cm
Height 6.8cm
Weight 240g

Overall good.
There is crack from the edge but it is not a problem for use.
Please see the pictures for details.