tea bowl (bowl (food service))

茶碗, chawan/te-oan. Small tea bowl with curved sides, low foot and slightly recessed base. The body is a coarse, dark brown stoneware. The bowl is covered with a brown iron glaze, opaque and medium lustre, which ends above the foot. Tea bowls of this type were made in Fujian province of South China from the 10th - 14th century.

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