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Catalog Number 2013.5.1
Object Name Bowl, Tea
Description This oil-fired chawan was made using the Hakeme technique. Hakeme consists of applying a white slip with a stiff brush in order to create the pattern on top half of this bowl. The slip covered the iron-rich clay, causing it to remain a gray instead of turning rust-colored through reduction.

This piece sits atop a raised footring and has a wide mouth, designed for use in the summer months. The top half has a white brushed pattern while the bottom half is a granite-color.The unglazed footring remains red.

Stamped maker's mark on the edge of the footring: "PR" with letters back to back so that they share a center line.

Custom box-lid contains a sketch of the bowl, underneath which it says "Hakeme". Along the side of the image is the artist's signature and a Japanese seal. The outside of the box has the potter's name writtin in Japanese.
Date 2012
Material Stoneware
Place of Origin Made by Phil Rogers, Marston Pottery, Rhayader, Wales
Artist Phil Rogers
Collection Tea Room
On View No