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2. Dish - Karatsu
Japan
17th c.
Glazed ceramic (Karatsu) with lacquer repair
D: 4 6/8 in (12.2 cm), H: 1 1/8 in (2.8 cm)
Dish - Karatsu

Rice-straw ash glaze was applied to this bowl, then combed to form wavy lines encircling the interior, a classic Karatsu decorative approach. The mending employed lacquer to reassemble the bowl with ceramic fragments from several different bowls, called yobitsugi, “borrowed patches.”

Published:
Flickwerk. The Aesthetics of Mended Japanese Ceramics, Exhibition Catalogue, Cornell University, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art and Museum für Lackkunst, 2008, ill. p.39.

Price: $1,550.00
Itemcode: 1687

Detail: alternate view
Detail: base
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