Old Japan. Tea Ceremony "Aka Raku Yaki Chawan".
Old Japan. Tea Ceremony "Aka Raku Yaki Chawan".
Old Japan. Tea Ceremony "Aka Raku Yaki Chawan".
Old Japan. Tea Ceremony "Aka Raku Yaki Chawan".
Old Japan. Tea Ceremony "Aka Raku Yaki Chawan".
Old Japan. Tea Ceremony "Aka Raku Yaki Chawan".

Old Japan. Tea Ceremony "Aka Raku Yaki Chawan".

  • An original Japanese tea bowl, Natsu Aka Raku Yaki Chawan, Showa Era (1926-1989)
  • An absolutely stunning Japanese Tea Bowl, Chawan, called Natsu Aka Raku Yaki (Natsu - summer; Aka - red; Raku - an old pottery family, Kyoto, Japan; Yaki - brand / product), with a signature / seal on the bottom (name unfortunately unknown for me)-
  • The artist or artisan signed works are distinguished as artistic quality, exquisite individual pieces; unique and thus quite rare!
  • For a long time in Japan is Raku-Ichi, Ni Hagi, San Karatsu what bedeudet first Raku, second Hagi, third Karatsu!
  • Raku is a ceramic firing technique originally from Korea later Japan. It refers to both the name for the special clay, as well as the name for the entire production process and thereby incurred pottery. Raku means "joy" and is also the surname of a Japanese pottery dynasty. The technique spread since the 16th Century from Kyoto. In the second half of the 20th Century, the technology also spread to the west. According to legend, she was discovered by Zen monks, their shells manufactured for the tea ceremony itself, and they like one day wantonly threw into the fire to see what happens with them.
  • A polychrome glaze on a light tone, a star ornament inside (see pictures), with a fantastic, white rabbit fur glaze, all on a red background - a CLASSIC, a classic summer dish (flat and wide), used, authentic and beautiful, with an absolutely fantastic Craquell inside (see pictures); raku glazes melt between 800 ° C and 1000 ° C (low fire). The glaze surface tears during cooling to obtain the typical Craquell arises. Coloring oxides mostly iron oxide and copper oxide are due to the strong color change. Also metal salts are used, with the original packaging, for a Chado connoisseurs a well very impressive and very rare piece; absolutely wabi-sabi!


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