Tea Scoop

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Tea Scoop

ceramics / Azuchi/Momoyama

By Gamo Ujisato (1556—95)

Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th century

Bamboo

長17.8

1本

This tea scoop was created by the samurai general Gamo Ujisato, a leading pupil of the tea master Sen no Rikyu. Some scholars interpret the sharply carving tip as representing Ujisato's warrior spirit."

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