Jôkei II (¿ - 1635) Red Raku tea bowl with a design of chrysanthemum A design of chrysanthemum is applied in white slip on the red juraku clay.Such a decorative application was unprecedented in Chôjirô's style, reflecting a flamboyant mood prevailing the early Edo period.
theclayhouse: Kizaemon Tea-Bowl, Korea, 16th Century (used for Japanese Tea Ceremony, 17th Century).“This single Tea-bowl is considered to be the finest in the world. When I saw it, my heart fell. … So simple, no more ordinary thing could be imagined. …The clay had been dug from the hill at the back of the house; the glaze was made with the ash from the hearth; the potter’s wheel had been irregular. The shape revealed no particular thought: it was one of many. The work had been fast; the…
Celebrated scars. A bowl with #kintsugi
Tea bowl, possibly Satsuma ware 19th century Edo period Stoneware with clear, crackled glaze, stained by ink; gold lacquer repairs. H: 10.5 W: 12.2 cm Japan