Vintage Handmade Matcha bowl Hitsuji
Care: Hand wash is recommended
Made in Japan
This bowl was hand-painted with a 未 (Hitsuji – Sheep), which is one of Japanese zodiac signs who are born in the year 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015.
The red clay is used and it has a grey glaze over it.
This Matcha bowl comes with a paulownia box with the title of Matcha bowl and the name of Kiln 楽山 (Rakuzan). This is a certification to show the origin of the bowl and the successive owners (if there are) which are written in ink on the box and it is called 箱書き Hakogaki.
The artist is 清水日呂志 Kiyomizu Hiroshi who is the 3rd generation of this Kiln.
A paper slip of his artist activities between 1959 – 1986 is also enclosed. One can assume that this bowl was produced at least 30 years ago.
At the back of the bowl, there is a stamp of 楽山 (Rakuzan).
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