Monday, April 14, 2014

UNKNOWNS


Suizan? Eizan? I believe this is Kyo yaki. Needs verification.




My new tea Bowl. The motif is is called Manjugiku. The mark reads Kyo Rouzan (京瀧山)


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No mark on this little covered dish. Arita? Kyoto? What is it used for?






 

Studio cup and plate set with unidentified mark.



  This bowl has no mark but hopefully someday I will find out its origins. It is one of my favorites.




I just found this little guinomi (sake cup). It needs some research.
It is probably Imari  transfer ware. The mark reads HO.




I just found this little condiment dish, used for shichimi togarashi or seven spice pepper.  There is no mark. It may be Arita, Kyoto or Mino??
    I believe this is Arita ware, but need to verify.

  Ka (加). ?
    

I am working on this little sake cup. I bought it even though it had a chip. I do not have this mark in my files and decided it was worth the research. I think I have seen this before so my curiosity is peaked.



I think this might be Korean

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Beauty of Teabowls

I don't even drink tea, but I love all the varieties of Japanese tea bowls. There are so many shapes, glazes, and designs!