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Chinese Ceramics for Tea in Japan

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Acquired by Charles Lang Freer, these Chinese bowls, small jars, and other ceramics were used as tea utensils in sixteenth-century Japan as part of chanoyu,or the “art of tea.” Highlighting Chinese tea objects with long histories of use and admiration in Japan, Chinese Ceramics for Tea in Japan complements the Sackler’s exhibition Chigusa and the Art of Tea, on …

Chigusa and the Art of Tea

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The power of seeing: to discern, distinguish, define. The power of owning: to possess, to share, to transmit. The power of naming: to designate, to define, to give meaning. The power of displaying: to show, to ornament, to enrobe. The power of writing: to describe, to record, to remember. Japanese collectors have long engaged with …

Imperfectly Beautiful: Inventing Japanese Ceramic Style

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Gallery 6 Holding a bowl to drink freshly whisked green tea—this is the central experience of the Japanese tea ceremony (chanoyu). Until the late sixteenth century, Japanese tea drinkers viewed Chinese ceramics as the ideal: standardized, symmetrical, and impeccably glazed. But as the innovators of chanoyu began to emphasize individuality, they turned to local potters …