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chawan 茶碗 (tea bowl)
  • Japan
  • chawan 茶碗 (tea bowl), late 1700s–1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji Period (1869–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • shino ware, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.3 x 11.43 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 7/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift from the Jedel Family Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0266

Small wide-mouth form, broadening at shoulder, with thick pinkish-white crackle glaze and gold lacquer repair. Grey from iron wash showing at the foot over smooth reddish clay. Small size suitable for traveling tea set.