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Antique Japanese Utsushi Aka Raku Tea Bowl (Chawan)

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1910: Item # 1450961
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Antique Japanese Red Raku Tea Bowl (Chawan) made by Waraku during Meiji period (1868-1912).

Made in Utsushi (ship design) style, its shape resembles the famous Seppo bowl, an important cultural asset, made by Honami Koetsu which is located in the Hatakeyama Memorial Museum of Fine Art in Tokyo.

Waraku started producing Raku wares around 1830 in Kyoto and now Motoo Kawasaki is the 8th generation of Waraku.

Raku pottery is traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremony since as early as the 16th century.

8cm high;
12.5cm diameter;
390g weight.

Good, used.
No cracks. There is chip on the bottom. Please see the photos for details.
Supplied with Waraku wooden box