RAKU (ENJOYMENT) " /> An Earthenware Tea Bowl (<I>Chawan</I>) Named "Kakitsubata" (Iris) , BLACK RAKU WARE, EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY) BY 10TH-GENERATION RAKU MASTER TANNYU (1795-1854), IMPRESSED TWICE <I>RAKU</I> (ENJOYMENT) | Christie's
  • Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1037

    An Earthenware Tea Bowl (Chawan) Named "Kakitsubata" (Iris)

    BLACK RAKU WARE, EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY) BY 10TH-GENERATION RAKU MASTER TANNYU (1795-1854), IMPRESSED TWICE RAKU (ENJOYMENT)

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    An Earthenware Tea Bowl (Chawan) Named "Kakitsubata" (Iris)
    Black Raku ware, Edo period (19th century) by 10th-generation Raku master Tannyu (1795-1854), Impressed twice Raku (Enjoyment)
    Hand-modelled, hexagonal on a compressed disc foot covered with a lustrous black glaze with patches showing through to the greyish body
    3 3/8in. (8.6cm.) high; 4in. (10.2cm.) diameter
    Wood boxes, one signed, dated (1826) and sealed by the artist, the second authenticated by Sen Soshitsu XIV (Tantansai; 1893-1964)


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