This is a vintage tea bowl of Japanese Shigaraki Ware. Various earth tone glazes are incorporated on the brown clay. This coloration is referred to as red Shigaraki.
Shigaraki ware is pottery and stoneware made in the Shigaraki area of Japan. The kiln is one of ‘The Six Old Kilns’ in Japan. Although figures representing the Raccoon Dog are a popular product included as Shigaraki ware, the kiln and local pottery tradition has a long
and varied history.
Condition: Used, but in very good condition