Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Tea Bowl

ca. 1811-1850 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Tea bowl of earthenware, partly covered with red and green glazes, incised with foliage and decorated in gold.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware, incised, glazed, gilt
Brief Description
Tea bowl, earthenware with red and green glazes and decoration in gold; possibly made by Raku Tannyu (1795-1854), Kyoto, Raku type, Edo period, ca. 1811-1850
Physical Description
Tea bowl of earthenware, partly covered with red and green glazes, incised with foliage and decorated in gold.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.3cm
  • Diameter: 11.7cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'Raku' impressed on base
Gallery Label
TEA BOWL Earthenware with red and green glazes and decoration in gold Mark Raku impressed on base Kyoto ware (Raku type), possibly by Raku Tannyu (1795-1854) JAPANESE; c.1811-1850 245-1877(As at 2005)
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
245-1877

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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