19th century Japanese ceramic kensui - a basin used during tea ceremony for receiving water in which chawan (tea bowl) is rinsed. The piece was made at Shigaraki kilns - one of the six ancient kilns of Japan - and displays typical coarse body with large sand particles. Powerful potting, very beautiful glaze ranging in color from olive to brown. Some compressed dust, overall in excellent condition. Marked with potter’s stamp on the bottom. Height 4 1/8 inches, maximum width 6 3/4 inches.Domestic: Flat-rate of $25.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from Massachusetts
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