string(19) "edanmdm:fsg_F2015.4" Tea bowl in Black Oribe style with mark "Sobokai" - National Museum of Asian Art

Tea bowl in Black Oribe style with mark "Sobokai"

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Seto, Aichi prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with black glaze and iron pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 7.3 × 11.9 cm (2 7/8 × 4 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Oribe Revival tea bowl with impressed seal "Sobokai."
  • Marks

    Impressed seal on bottom of foot: "Sobokai."
  • Provenance

    Yatsuhashi Gallery, Boston, MA
    Purchased by donor in 1960's to early 1970's
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Yatsuhashi Gallery
    Sylvan Barnet (1926-2015)
  • Origin

    Seto, Aichi prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto
  • Type

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