Oct 31, 2014
Oct 31, 2014
Oct 31, 2014
Oct 31, 2014
Oct 31, 2014
Oct 31, 2014

Teabowl

Teabowl

茶碗

mid- to late 1900s

Yoshida Yoshihiko 吉田喜彦

(Japanese, 1936-)

Glazed stoneware (Mino style, Aka-shino type)

Diameter: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.); Diameter of mouth: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.); Overall: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Gift of James J. Freeman 1994.127

Location

Description

Water containers (mizusashi) and teabowls (chawan) are two important tools for the practice of drinking Japanese powdered green tea (macha). The mizusashi contains the fresh cold water used to make the tea. Yoshida Yoshihiko has his kiln near the city of Toki, in Gifu prefecture, the original area of Mino ware production from the late 1500s.

See also
Collection: 
Japanese Art
Department: 
Japanese Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic

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