Shigaraki ware ceremonial tea bowl by Takahashi Rakusai IV. Shigaraki ware (信楽焼) is a type of stoneware pottery made in Shigaraki area, Japan. The kiln is one of the Six Ancient Kilns in Japan.
The artisan Takahashi Rakusai IV was born 1925 in Shigaraki and is probably the most famous Shigaraki potter. The Takahashi family is along with the Ueda family the oldest potter family in Shigaraki and largely responsible for preserving traditions, especially after the second world war.
Hand wash gently with mild soap. Not for microwave, stovetop, or oven.
SKU: 41118 Dimensions: 5”Dia x 3”H Provenance: Japan Date of Manufacture: Mid 20th century Period: Mid 29th century Style: Shigaraki ware Creators: Takahashi Rakusai IV Sold as: 1 Condition: Very good vintage condition. No visible signs of wear
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