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Japanese Raku glaze tea bowl

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An image of Japanese pottery. Tea bowl. Ryonyu (Raku IX). Production Place: Japan, Kyoto. Hand-built footed tea bowl of very coarse grey-white earthenware with a thick black Raku glaze. Raku spiral in foot ring. Hollow at the centre of well. Vertical slicing on one side. Earthenware, glazed, height 9.40 cm, diameter, bowl, 10.00 cm, diameter, foot, 4.40 cm, circa 1775-circa 1825. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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Japanese pottery. Tea bowl. Ryonyu (Raku IX). Production Place: Japan, Kyoto. Hand-built footed tea bowl of very coarse grey-white earthenware with a thick black Raku glaze. Raku spiral in foot ring. Hollow at the centre of well. Vertical slicing on one side. Earthenware, glazed, height 9.40 cm, diameter, bowl, 10.00 cm, diameter, foot, 4.40 cm, circa 1775-circa 1825. Edo Period (1615-1868).

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  • Accession Number: C.124-1934
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 900 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 449.72kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 19/1

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18th Century 19th Century black bowl earthenware Edo Period Fitz_AA foot footed glazed hand built handmade Japanese Kyoto pottery raku glazed Raku IX Raku ware Ryonyu tea bowl teabowl

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