Fragment of rim and wall of tenmoku tea bowl

Fragment of rim and wall of temmoku-type tea bowl.
Glaze: iron glaze, translucent dark brown with blue cast.

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, late 16th century
Style
Mino ware, tenmoku type
Dimensions
W: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Kani city, ogama kiln, possibly Ogaya district
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-514
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl (tenmoku chawan) (fragment)

Keywords
glazed, Japan, Mino ware, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), tea
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Fragment of rim and wall of temmoku-type tea bowl.
Glaze: iron glaze, translucent dark brown with blue cast.

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