Tea bowl, Black Oribe style ware

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Nara prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with Black Oribe glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 10.1 x 11.7 cm (4 x 4 5/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Tsujimura Shiro (Japan, born 1947)
  • Description

    A deep narrow cylinder with thickened rim, pressed into a triangular section. A deep groove was incised around the edge of the base; the base is faceted, and the foot ring is hand-carved. The bowl was dipped twice in Black Oribe glaze, with fingerprints intentionally left during the second dip.
  • Inscriptions

    The box lid reads: "Hikidashi-guro chawan / Shiro [square red seal]."
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Origin

    Nara prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Yanagi Koichi
  • Type

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