Friday, November 9, 2012

Japan Edo Period: Waste Water Bowl

Seto ware serving bowl or tea-ceremony wastewater bowl
19th century

Edo period

Stoneware with ash glaze; gold lacquer repairs
H: 9.7 W: 15.8 D: 15.8 cm
Seto, Japan 
Tea ceremony waste-water basin
mid 17th century

Nonomura Ninsei , (Japanese, active ca. 1646-77)
Edo period

Stoneware with ash glaze
H: 8.7 W: 17.4 D: 13.9 cm
Kyoto, Japan

Gift of Charles Lang Freer F1911.397

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