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232 objects tea bowl

Tea bowl by an amateur potter, probaly Hagiyama or Rakurakuen ware

Buff clay. Hand formed, heavy. Vertical faceting on one side of wall; incised undulating horizontal line on opposite side of wall; incised spiral in bottom; incised ring on base. Chocolate brown iron glaze, glossy on side exposed to highest temperature during firing (over facts), matte on opposite side. Foot unglazed.


Ofuke ware tea bowl in style of Vietnamese ware

Light gray clay, brown on surface, stained in areas around cracks. White slip; double coating of slip in bottom only. Underglaze painted in decoration in faint blue-gray cobalt: two horizontal lines at midpoint of body, single lines below rim and just above base, single ring in bottom; three floral sprays and three geometric designs paired, …


Tea bowl

Mino ware tea bowl

Buff clay. Foot trimmed in Jian-ware style. Ash glaze applied over iron slip, appearing golden brown edged with blackish brown; both glaze and slip ending evenly, well above foot; pool of blackish brown in bottom.


Tea bowl with brushed-slip decoration, Ofuke ware or Kyushu-related ware

Dense, dark brown (Sobokai) clay. White slip brushed thinly in narrow band on outside, broadly and generously on inside, under glaze. Clear glaze with soft sheen, appearing gray over dark clay body, and milky opaque where thick; some pinholes surrounded by pinkish blush. Five irregularly shaped spur marks in bottom; five scars on glazed foot …