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Tea bowl

Tea bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Kyoto (made)

  • Date:

    about 1982 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kita, Kazuaki, born 1934 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with iridescent black glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Professor Shingo Shibata

  • Museum number:

    FE.33-1982

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 23, shelf 4

Physical description

Tea bowl, of standard form with highish footring and slightly everted rim. Clockwise swirl within footring. Coarse buff body visible on base and lower part of sides; rest with thick black glaze with blue iridescence, turning to brown at the rim.

[Box: Wood box inscribed 'Kita genso gyokuteki tako...chawan' and note 'Kita genso gyokuteki takusai chawan' ('Kita's Bowl of Phantasmagoric Jewel-like Oilspots with Varied Rainbow Colours').]

Place of Origin

Kyoto (made)

Date

about 1982 (made)

Artist/maker

Kita, Kazuaki, born 1934 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with iridescent black glaze

Marks and inscriptions

Ink mark within footring (in Japanese) 'Kazuaki'

Dimensions

Height: 4.7 cm, Width: 13.3 cm

Descriptive line

Tea bowl, stoneware with iridescent black glaze, made by Kita Kazuaki, Japan (Kyoto), about 1982

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Kita Kazuaki The World of Kita Kazuaki (Kita Kazuaki Sozo Bi No Sekai), Hiroshima: Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art, 1980, p.41

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Studio Pottery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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