• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1040

    An Earthenware Tea Bowl (Chawan)

    BLACK RAKU WARE BY 12TH-GENERATION RAKU MASTER KONYU (1857-1932) AFTER 3RD-GENERATION RAKU MASTER NONKO (DONYU; 1599-1656), IMPRESSED MARK RAKU (ENJOYMENT)

    Price Realised  

    An Earthenware Tea Bowl (Chawan)
    Black Raku Ware by 12th-generation Raku master Konyu (1857-1932) after 3rd-generation Raku master Nonko (Donyu; 1599-1656), Impressed mark Raku (Enjoyment)
    Square, raised on a circular foot, designed in white glaze with Mount Fuji, the ground and interior glazed black
    3in. (7.7cm.) high; 4¾in. (12.2cm.) diameter
    Wood box authenticated, signed by Sen Sosa XII (Seisai; 1863-1937)


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