Tea bowl

Japanese tea bowl (Cha wan) as used in tea-ceremony. In light yellow earthenware, irregular shape, and thick marbled white glaze, typical of Shino ware.
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Note from lettere Jan 7, 1977: "This one is obviously strange shape to New Zealander, I suppose for irregular round. In Japan Shino ususally takes five or six days to fire for only one small chamber."
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