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Asian Art
Artist, possibly by: Raku Keinyu, Japanese, 1817–1902

Black Raku Tea Bowl

2nd half 19th century

Raku ware, hand made earthenware shaped with bamboo spatula; black slip under crackled lead glaze

2 3/4 × 4 1/4 in. (6.99 × 10.8 cm)
Gift of Eleanor S. and David E. Apter, HON 1969
2016.76.3
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Meiji era (1868–1912)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Collection of Eleanor and David Apter.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.