A stoneware tea bowl named Akebono (frosty morning) Edo period (17th century)
Lot 3302
A stoneware tea bowl named Akebono (Frosty Morning) Edo period (17th century)
Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A stoneware tea bowl named Akebono (Frosty Morning)
Edo period (17th century)
The shallow bowl with a slightly everted rim and covered in a white glaze with a blue tinge in areas where the glaze pools and blushes of pink overall, the interior and the foot with the remains of sand pads from firing

With wood storage box inscribed by Mujin Sosa
5 7/8in (15cm) diameter

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    purchased from the Sunkoro Gallery, Fukuoka in the 1970s

    Mujin Sosa (1901-1979) was the 13th master of Omote Senke School of Tea.
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