• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1021

    A Stoneware Tea Bowl (Chawan) Named "Matsuoka"

    TOTOYA TYPE, KOREA, JOSEON DYNASTY (16TH-17TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Stoneware Tea Bowl (Chawan) Named "Matsuoka"
    Totoya type, Korea, Joseon dynasty (16th-17th century)
    Wheel-thrown, conical on a raised circular foot with wide basin with spiral of lines within the well, marks from the potter's spatula on the exterior walls, one half of the vessel applied by a green glaze
    2 3/8in. (6.7cm.) high; 5¾in. (14.7cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Masuda Takashi (Don'no; 1848-1938), by repute