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Tea Bowl

Accession Number
2010/1.215

Title
Tea Bowl

Artist(s)
Kōyama Kiyoko

Object Creation Date
circa 2000

Medium & Support
stoneware with natural ash glaze

Dimensions
3 1/8 in x 4 13/16 in x 4 3/4 in (7.94 cm x 12.22 cm x 12.07 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the artist

Subject matter
This is a tea bowl. The artist, Koyama Kyoko, struggled as a female potter in a trade dominated by male artists. She received recognition when she discovered a way to revive the forgotten techinique of natural ash glazes, which are commonly used in her work.

Physical Description
Tea bowl with natural ash glaze, which creates gray, black, white, and orage tones on the piece, speckled with black.

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
bowl

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
ceramic ware (visual works)
ceramics (object genre)
pottery (visual works)
stoneware (pottery)
tea bowls

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