Glazed stoneware, Mino ware, black Oribe type
Overall: 8 x 14.2 x 11.5 cm (3 1/8 x 5 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 2020.214
Rinpa (琳派) (Japanese gallery rotation)
Oribe is a government position. It means the person in charge of textiles.
Tea gatherings are fundamental to Japanese culture. Teabowls like this one are the most important objects used in tea practice. Its oblong shape and bold abstract designs are the signature style of the time period in which it was produced. That style is called Oribe, named for the tea master who championed the aesthetic.
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