Red Raku cylindrical tea bowl in the manner of Kōetsu

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

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  • Period

  • Geography

    Kyoto, Japan
  • Material

    Earthenware with Red Raku glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D (tea bowl overall): 10 × 9 × 8.5 cm (3 15/16 × 3 9/16 × 3 3/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Raku Sanyu VI (1685-1739)
  • Description

    Red Raku earthenware cylindrical tea bowl (tsutsujawan) with hand-carved foot, glassy interior and crazed exterior surface, and prominent black patch on upper portion of outer vessel wall.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Origin

    Kyoto, Japan
  • Credit Line

    The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Gift of Gregory Kinsey
  • Type

  • On View

    Freer Gallery 20a: Image of Power
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