4 objects tea bowl

Tea bowl with silk brocade design


Clay: hard, grayish. Glaze: luminous cream-white, crackled. Pink flush in interior. Decoration: in purplish-brown and green enamels, and gold, over glaze. Textile design.


Shiga ware cylindrical tea bowl in Oribe style


White clay, pinkish buff where exposed. Decoration of grasses incised under clear brown wash; hatching incised under clear glaze (body indented in each area); and flower and grasses painted in black overglaze enamel. Kiln mark, “Shiga シカ,” in katakana syllables without frame, stamped on base inside foot rim. Thick iron wash over half, appearing dull …