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Rinsing Bowls

Rinsing Bowls


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Seifū Yohei V 五代清風与平


Pair of bowls; porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze color enamel

Height (each): 9 cm (3 9/16 in.); diameter (each): 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Gift of James and Christine Heusinger 2022.219


Seifū Yohei IV (1871–1951) was forced to sell the family kiln after World War II and shut down the studio. His son, Seifū Yohei V, was eventually able to succeed to studio head and make tools for sencha, steeped leaf tea, after first working as a ceramic painter in a Kyoto factory and later making pots for bonsai, or miniaturized trees.

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