Tea Bowl


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The reddish-brown streaks and spots have been affectionately termed "hare's fur" among connoisseurs.


Due to its exceptional size, this Fujian tea bowl is rather rare. The enjoyment of Jian ware rests with the glaze transmutation due to iron in the glaze, which developed into reddish-brown streaks and spots against a rich black glaze after firing. Connoisseurs called these iron formations "hare’s fur" marks, and the ware was very popular with the tea cultures in China and Japan.
Tea Bowl

Tea Bowl


China, Fujian province, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)


Tea Bowl

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