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Oribe Matcha bowl

Oribe Matcha bowl

Regular price
€85,00
Sale price
€40,00
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ARTIST Unknown Artist
ORIGIN Japan, Gifu
AGE 40 + years
MATERIAL Ceramic
CAPACITY approx. 300 ml 
STORY BEHIND THE CERAMIC
Oribe ware (also known as 織部焼 Oribe-yaki) is a style of Japanese pottery that first appeared in the sixteenth century. It is a type of Japanese stoneware recognized by its freely-applied glaze. The ceramics were often asymmetrical, embracing the eccentricity of randomized shapes. Deformed shapes were not at all uncommon. These shapes were achieved through the implementation of moulding as a technique, as opposed to working on a potter’s wheel. Sometimes, bowls were so deformed that they became difficult to use – whisking tea could even become a difficult task.