Tea bowl, Irabo type

Artist: Kusube Yaichi (1897-1984)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, ca. 1955-1965
Stoneware with Irabo glaze
H x Diam (overall): 6.9 x 14.9 cm (2 11/16 x 5 7/8 in)
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Sanae and Douglas Reeves
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Tea bowl

Japan, Showa era (1926 - 1989), stoneware, tea
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Kusube Yaichi. Tokyo. .
  • Kusube Yaichi ten: toka 70-nen no kirameki: seitan 100-nen kinen [A Retrospective: Ceramic Works of Kusube Yaichi70 Years of Brilliance]. Exh. cat. Osaka. cat. nos. 68, 82.
  • Dr. Frederick Baekeland, Robert Moes. Modern Japanese Ceramics in American Collections. Exh. cat. New York and Münsterschwarzach, Germany, December 1993 - August 1994. cat. 104.
  • Gendai no togei. vol. 9, Tokyo. pp. 17-47, 132-149.
  • Inui Yoshiaki. Nihon no toji: Gendai hen. 8 vols., Tokyo. pp. 146-164, 237-241, 242-243.
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. p. 337.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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