RAKU (ENJOYMENT) | Christie's" /> An Earthenware Tea Bowl (<I>Chawan</I>) Named "Yukidaruma" (Snowman) , RED RAKU WARE, EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY) BY 6TH-GENERATION RAKU MASTER SANYU (1685-1739), 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 1029

    An Earthenware Tea Bowl (Chawan) Named "Yukidaruma" (Snowman)

    RED RAKU WARE, EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY) BY 6TH-GENERATION RAKU MASTER SANYU (1685-1739), IMPRESSED MARK RAKU (ENJOYMENT)

    Price Realised  

    An Earthenware Tea Bowl (Chawan) Named "Yukidaruma" (Snowman)
    Red Raku Ware, Edo period (18th century) by 6th-generation Raku Master Sanyu (1685-1739), Impressed mark Raku (Enjoyment)
    Hand-modelled, cylindrical with high walls and inset, compressed disk foot, covered in red glaze with patches of white
    3 7/16in. (8.8cm.) high; 4 1/8in. (10.3cm.)
    Wood boxes giving name and authenticated by Sen Soshitsu XI (Gengensai; 1810-1877) and XV (Hounsai; b. 1923)


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