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Tea Bowl

Okabe Mineo

Asian Art

MEDIUM Buff stoneware
DATES ca. 1960
PERIOD Showa Period
DIMENSIONS object: 3 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (8.6 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm) Storage (wood box): 5 1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (14 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Asian Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2017.44.7
CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John P. Lyden
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Okabe Mineo (Japanese, 1919-1990). Tea Bowl, ca. 1960. Buff stoneware, object: 3 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (8.6 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John P. Lyden, 2017.44.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.TL1986.161.3_box.jpg)
IMAGE detail, storage, box, CUR.TL1986.161.3_box.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Slightly irregular cylindrical tea bowl having a low, flat footring and inward-sloping sides. Buff stoneware covered except for base area with a thick, creamy white feldspathic glaze that pits and pulls. Underglaze iron-oxide brown painted design of large blades or grass. Incised potter's mark on base. Wood storage box signed by artist. Condition: No Damage.
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Okabe Mineo (Japanese, 1919-1990). <em>Tea Bowl</em>, ca. 1960. Buff stoneware, object: 3 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (8.6 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John P. Lyden, 2017.44.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.TL1986.161.3_box.jpg)