Tea Bowl with a Crane and Turtle

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Tea Bowl with a Crane and Turtle

ceramics / Edo

By Ninnami Dōhachi (1783–1855); Raku ware, black-Raku type

Edo period, 19th century

Glazed earthenware

高9.5 口径9.7 底径5.4

1口

銘文:「道八」刻銘

Notice how this tea bowl features a crane and turtle. Both animals were auspicious symbols of long life, as they were thought to live for hundreds of years."

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