Tenmoku tea bowl, Karatsu ware, E-Karatsu type

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, 1596-1615
Medium
Stoneware with iron pigment under wood-ash glaze
Style
Karatsu ware, E-Karatsu type
Dimensions
H x Diam: 7 x 12.7 cm (2 3/4 x 5 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture
Credit Line
Purchase — Rosalind, Sidney, and Stephen Glazer Memorial Fund for Chinese Ceramics and Jane and Raphael Bernstein - Parnassus Foundation
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2009.1a-f
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl (tenmoku chawan)

Keywords
iron pigment, Japan, Karatsu ware, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), stoneware, tea, wood-ash glaze, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Accoutrements of the Tea Ceremony. Exh. cat. New York. .
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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