Up for sale is this "Nakamura Donen II 'kuro raku chawan' hand molded tea bowl #3114" If you have any questions please contact us before buy it. No reserve.
- width: approx. 12.3cm (4 27⁄32in) x 12.1cm (4 49⁄64in)
- tall: approx. 7.7cm (3 1⁄32in)
- weight: 405g (gross 661g)
- writing on the box: this was the gift made in Yagotogama (Donen II). (sorry but, I do not know Who did he make it for)
Nakamura Donen II (1906-1972)
Born January 7th. While studying under his father, he trained in the tea ceremony under the instruction of the tea master Yoshida Josei. In the year Showa 12, he was named successor to his father following his father's death. However, he discontinued his business in the year Showa 18 due to the war and, after training in the tea ceremony once again at Omotesenke, was given the name Yagotokama by the tea master Sokuchusai and began making pottery in the Raku style. He trained under the instruction of Morikawa Nyoshun'an and in the year Showa 40, he won a prize at the Tokai Traditional Crafts Exhibition for a black Raku-style tea bowl he displayed called Amagumo. After that, he was invited to various areas of Japan, including Daitokuji's Zuihoin and Chita's Koboji, to construct kilns and make tea bowls. More so than in his younger years, he grew close with people such as Masuda Don'no and Mingei potter Bernard Leach, beside whom he devoted himself to researching Raku wares and creating marvelous Koetsu reproduction tea bowls. He passed away in April at the age of 67.
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