RAKU (ENJOYMENT) | Christie's" /> An Earthenware Tea Bowl (<I>Chawan</I>) Named "Fuku no kami" (Deity of good fortune) , RED RAKU WARE, EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY) BY 8TH-GENERATION RAKU MASTER TOKUNYU (1745-1774), 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 1032

    An Earthenware Tea Bowl (Chawan) Named "Fuku no kami" (Deity of good fortune)

    RED RAKU WARE, EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY) BY 8TH-GENERATION RAKU MASTER TOKUNYU (1745-1774), IMPRESSED MARK RAKU (ENJOYMENT)

    Price Realised  

    An Earthenware Tea Bowl (Chawan) Named "Fuku no kami" (Deity of good fortune)
    Red Raku ware, Edo period (18th century) by 8th-generation Raku master Tokunyu (1745-1774), Impressed mark Raku (Enjoyment)
    Hand-modelled, cylindrical on compressed disc foot, applied with pinkish red and white crackled glaze, the red glaze on the interior applied as a series of descending spirals
    3¼in. (8.2cm.) high; 4¾in. (12.1cm.) diameter
    Wood boxes, one signed and sealed by the artist, authenticated by Raku Kichizaemon X (Tannyu; 1795-1854), and Sen Sosa XIII (Sokuchusai; 1901-1979)


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