Pair of tenmoku tea bowls, one named Byakugō; modern lacquer stand with gold rim

Artist: Nakamura Shoetsu
Historical period(s)
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty (bowls) and Showa era (stand), 13th-14th century and 20th century
Stoneware with iron glaze and metal rim; lacquered wood with gold powder
Jian ware
H x Diam (tenmoku teabowl with gold rim): 6.3 × 12.5 cm (2 1/2 × 4 15/16 in) D (tenmoku teabowl foot): 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in) H x Diam (black lacquered wooden stand): 6 × 15.5 cm (2 3/8 × 6 1/8 in)
China, Fujian province
Credit Line
The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Gift of Gregory Kinsey
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Tea bowl; lacquer stand

Japan, Jian ware, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), tea ceremony, The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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