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chawan 茶碗 (tea bowl)
  • Japan
  • chawan 茶碗 (tea bowl), late 1800s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • raku, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 4 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1553
Label Text

Tea bowl with rather straight sides. Completely covered with dark reddish-brown glaze with orange peel or pitted surace. Three spur marks on base.