Asian Art

Tea Bowl

12th–13th century

Jizhou ware (J. tenmoku); stoneware with dark reserve designs on lighter variegated field, and tortoiseshell glaze on exterior

Object: 5.7 x 10.8cm (2 1/4 x 4 1/4in.)
Gift of Dr. Howard, B.S. 1943, and Mrs. Carolyn Balensweig
1971.91.3
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 43, no. 29.

Sadako Ohki and Takeshi Watanabe, Tea Culture of Japan (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2009), 83, no. 8, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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