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Lot 0069
Stoneware with black and creamy glaze and ferrous slip (kuro-oribe), Mino ware
Japan, Kamakura, c. 1940
Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959)
Zylindrical Tea bowl on low foot with ripped sides
The exterior covered with dark shiny glaze and décor of bamboo twigs on creamy ground
The glaze stopping just above the foot
Underside unglazed and with string mark
With a wooden box
Height: 9.5 cm, diameter: 11 cm
Good condition
Exhibited and published
Provenance: private German collection, acquired in Japan in the 1990s

Literature: Schmidt-Esters, Gudrun (Ed.), Momoyama-Keramik und ihr Einfluss auf die Gegenwart, exhib. cat., Stiftung Keramion, Frechen 2011, p.73, no. 169


The vessel is in a good condition with only slight signs of age and usual, slight manufacturing flaws. The height measures 9,5 cm and the diameter measures 11 cm.

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Kitaoji Rosanjin, Tea Bowl, Black Oribe, Japan, c. 1940

Estimate €3,000 - €3,900Sep 21, 2016