Tea bowl in Black Oribe style with mark “Sobokai”

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1810-1845
Medium
Stoneware with black glaze and iron pigment under clear glaze
Style
Seto ware, Revival Black Oribe type
Dimensions
H x Diam: 7.3 × 11.9 cm (2 7/8 × 4 11/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Aichi prefecture, Seto, Akazu village
Credit Line
Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2015.4
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
Japan, Late Edo period (1716 - 1868), Oribe style ware, Seto ware, stoneware
Provenance

Yatsuhashi Gallery, Boston, MA

Purchased by donor in 1960's to early 1970's

Previous Owner(s)

Yatsuhashi Gallery
Sylvan Barnet 1926-2015

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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