YAMAJAWAN – Japanese reddish Tokoname proto-pottery bowl
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YAMAJAWAN – Japanese reddish Tokoname proto-pottery bowl (Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art) – Initial Tokoname-made biscuit firing ware bowl called ‘Yamajawan’ (Yama-Chawan / lit. ‘Mountain tea bowl’) . Kamakura period, 13th century. Rare type of reddish texture in comparison with the usual yamajawan with whitish texture. Besides the red with marbling natural glaze and the bidoro glaze of ‘yobitsugi’ part (the traditional restoration art of reborning a tea bowl applied by the other fragments of similar broken pottery), quite an aesthetic inner landscape of deviating center by layered multiple firing in a kiln as its another highlight. approx. D 17.5-17cm (6.88-6.69in), H 4-5cm (1.57-1.96in)



Item price: $330






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