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Asian Art
Artist, attributed to: Raku Ryonyu, Japanese, 1756–1834

Raku Tea Bowl

late 18th century

white earthenware impressed with bamboo, marks of tongs; salmon ochre slip with areas of greenish slip under crackled lead glaze

3 1/4 × 4 5/8 in. (8.26 × 11.75 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.47
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1951; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 196, no. 396, 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.