Tea bowl with silk brocade design

Maker(s)
Artist: Shonsui Gorosuke 祥瑞五郎助
Historical period(s)
Edo period, mid 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with enamels over clear glaze
Style
Kyoto ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 6.8 x 12.3 x 12.3 cm (2 11/16 x 4 13/16 x 4 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto, Gojozaka district
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1897.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
clear glaze, Edo period (1615 - 1868), enamel, Japan, Kyoto ware, stoneware, tea
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Edmond de Goncourt 1822 - 1896
Siegfried Bing (C.L. Freer source) 1838 - 1905
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Label

This bowl bears patterns of brocaded silk textiles used for formal court robes. Colored and gold enamels were a hallmark of Kyoto ceramics.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum