Tea bowl in tenmoku shape

Maker(s)
Artist: Hirado Gasho XIV (1914-2005)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, ca. 1971
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Hirado ware
Dimensions
H x W: 6.3 x 11.5 cm (2 1/2 x 4 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Nagasaki prefecture, Mikawachi
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1978.43
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl (tenmoku chawan)

Keywords
cobalt pigment, Hirado ware, insect, Japan, pine tree, porcelain, Showa era (1926 - 1989), tea
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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