Raku Tea Bowl Artist, attributed to: Raku Ryonyu (Japanese, 1756–1834)

Medium

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

Dimensions

3 1/4 × 4 5/8 in. (8.26 × 11.75 cm)

Credit Line

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore

Accession Number

1951.51.47

Geography
Culture
Period

Edo period (1615–1868)

Classification
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Provenance

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
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Additional information

Object/Work type

tea bowls

Inscriptions

mark of ninth generation Raku potter, Riyonyu (1756-1834), impressed near foot

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