Teabowl

Raku Kichizaemon IX (Ryonyu), Japanese, 1756 - 1834

Geography:
Made in Yamashiro (present-day Kyoto Prefecture), Japan, Asia

Period:
Edo Period (1615-1868)

Date:
Late 18th - early 19th century

Medium:
Earthenware (Black Raku ware)

Dimensions:
2 3/8 x 4 3/8 inches (6 x 11.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1903-155

Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Edward Schulze Vanderslice, 1903

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Label:
Founded by Raku Chojiro (1516–1592), the Raku kiln was established to make teabowls according to the taste of the tea master Sen no Rikyu (1521–1591).