Kutsugata) Tea Bowl , KARATSU WARE, PAINTED-KARATSU (E-GARATSU) TYPE, EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY) " /> A Stoneware "Shoe-Shaped" (<I>Kutsugata</I>) Tea Bowl , KARATSU WARE, PAINTED-KARATSU (<I>E-GARATSU</I>) TYPE, EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY) | Christie's
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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 46

    A Stoneware "Shoe-Shaped" (Kutsugata) Tea Bowl

    KARATSU WARE, PAINTED-KARATSU (E-GARATSU) TYPE, EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

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    A Stoneware "Shoe-Shaped" (Kutsugata) Tea Bowl
    Karatsu Ware, Painted-Karatsu (E-Garatsu) type, Edo period (19th century)
    Set on a raised ring foot and designed with inset straight walls and finished with an overhanging lip and deliberately compressed on one side to a "shoe-shape," painted with simple, stylized grasses in brown iron oxide covered with a transparent glaze of feldspar and ash
    5¾in. (14.8cm.) diameter


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