Up for sale is this "Antique 'shino chawan' glazed tea bowl #3173" If you have any questions please contact us before buy it. No reserve.
- width: approx. 10.5cm (4 1⁄64in)
- tall: approx. 9.2cm (3 5⁄8in)
- weight: 381g (gross 562g)
Shino ware is one technique of ceramic art that flourished during the tea ceremony craze of the Momoyama period; it was the first white pottery to be created in Japan. Due to its white color, images can be drawn on the sides, also making it the first pottery in Japan to feature brushed-on paintings. Although it declined in popularity after the Edo period, at 1930 the early of the Showa era the discovery of old Shino kilns by Arakawa Toyozo ( 1894 – 1985 ) along with subsequent research led to a second revival for this art form.
In the traditional method of production, a mould is cast using eggshell-colored "Mogusa" dirt, a specialty of the Mino region with a light stickiness like brown sugar, after which a thick feldspar glaze is applied and the pottery is fired.
Shino ware has its origins in the traditional incense smelling ceremony of the Muromachi period where it belonged to the "Shino School", founded by Shino Soshin ( ? – 1480 ) who was ordered to produce pottery for the Mino region. Let's take a look at several representative techniques of this ceramic art.
Muji (Plain) Shino
Simple and unpatterned, with a white glaze.
Images are drawn beneath the white glaze. Images are drawn on the first coat with a metal powder known as "onisaka", after which another layer of glaze is applied and the pottery is baked.
Has a white pattern done in an inlay style. Baked after the base coat of onisaka is scraped off, which results in the remaining metal particles turning red and grey with the scraped off portions remaining white.
Although fired using the same method as Nezumi Shino, those that come out red are called this.
Metal images are drawn like in red raku pottery, and the pottery is fired after a coat of Shino glaze is applied.
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Posted by Roberto on 31st Aug 2018
Very nice item, good seller for 5 stars.
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