RAKU (ENJOYMENT) " /> An Earthenware Tea Bowl (<I>Chawan</I>) Named "Gyoten" (Dawn) , BLACK RAKU WARE, EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY) BY 10TH-GENERATION RAKU MASTER TANNYU (1795-1854), IMPRESSED MARK <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 1039

    An Earthenware Tea Bowl (Chawan) Named "Gyoten" (Dawn)

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

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    An Earthenware Tea Bowl (Chawan) Named "Gyoten" (Dawn)
    Black Raku Ware, Edo period (19th century) by 10th-generation Raku master Tannyu (1795-1854), Impressed mark Raku (Enjoyment)
    Hand-modelled, circular with irregular edge on high circular foot, covered by a thick and glossy black glaze
    2 3/8in. (6.7cm.) high; 5½in. (14.1cm.) diameter
    Original wood box signed and inscribed by the artist Idogata kurojawan Tannyu zo (Ido-shape black tea bowl by Tannyu) and sealed Raku, outer wood box authenticated, giving name and signed by Sen Soshitsu XV (Hounsai; b. 1923)


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