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Kintsugi Teabowl

SKU: 1689

The inscription on the storage box for this bowl reads: "Old Karatsu shoe-shaped tea bowl (Ko karatsu kutsu chawan), referring to the asymmetrical shape that is one of the classic Japanese tea bowl forms.

Published: Flickwerk. The Aesthetics of Mended Japanese Ceramics, 2008, ill. p.39.

Kintsugi Tea Bowl 
Karatsu ware
Edo Period
18th century

H: 7.9 cm (3 in.)
D: 14.1 cm (5 1/5 in.)
Wooden box

Bachmann Eckenstein