Sometsuké Tea Ceremony Bowl by Wada Tōzan
Sométsuké is a glazing technique which has deep roots in charcoal ink paintings from ancient China. It is immediately recognizable by cobalt blue brushwork depicting scenes of pastoral life, mountainsides, and seascapes.
With over 40 years of ceramic making experience, Wada Tōzan works effectively between two vastly different ceramic genres: the raw, unrefined realm of wood-fired pottery and the refined world of porcelain, or jiki. He has trained under Living National Treasure Manji Inoué, an artist who excels in elegantly crafted jiki, and uses his talents to produce only the finest wares for tea ceremony.
In this charming bowl, we see Wada Tōzan's skillful hand at sométsuké brushwork. It is precisely formed from pure white porcelain and holds images of flora, fauna, and traditional Japanese patterns. It makes the classical addition to any tea ceremony ware collection.
A wooden presentation box will be custom made to order and signed by the artist. Delivery time for this item is 2 weeks.
A fukusa display cloth is included.
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