Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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chawan
  • Japan
  • chawan, 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • raku, glazing
  • Gift of James F. Ranson
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0146
Description

A tea ceremony chawan, red raku ware covered in a crackle glaze. The hand built cup with inwardly slanting rim and impressed seal within the foot rim.