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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Shigaraki, Shiga prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Shigaraki stoneware with accidental wood-ash glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 7 x 13.3 cm (2 3/4 x 5 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Takahashi Rakusai III (1898-1976)
  • Description

    With wooden storage box, inscribed by the maker on the front of the lid: "Shigarakigama [Shigaraki kiln]...chawan [tea bowl]...Rakusai [red seal]."
  • Marks

    Incised on base of bowl: hiragana syllable "ra" (for Rakusai)
    Incised on base of bowl: hiragana syllable "ra" (for Rakusai)
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Origin

    Shigaraki, Shiga prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Richard E. Peeler
  • Type

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