Stoneware with applied and natural ash glazes
Diameter: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.); Overall: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)
Gift of T. Dixon Long 2000.155
Tsujimura Shirō is a self-taught ceramicist who works near the city of Nara. He creates tea wares in a wide variety of styles. Carefully designed to be pleasurable to hold in two hands, this bowl is inspired by medieval Korean prototypes known in Japan as koraijawan, literally “Goreyo tea bowls.” Korean tableware imported to Japan in the 1500s became so popular in Japanese tea practice that works were soon made to order. Tsujimura’s bowls preserve the wabicha, or “rustic tea” expression of those bowls.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email email@example.com.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Is something not working on this page? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email email@example.com.