Lovely Mishima pattern Matcha bowl from Kyoto Japan.
Nuances color, full flower stamping and painting.
White surface clay slip on stamping on red clay makes white flowers beautiful in purple- pink bowl.
Gold color around flowers are so delicate and attractive.
Also you can see flowing of white clay slip inside and outside of bowl, and white clay has thick and thin. It makes the bowl very interesting and tasteful.
This is proper Tea ceremony Matcha bowl. Thickness and weight is just right. You feel very comfortable have it in your hand, also the right thinness/thickness of the edge of the bowl carry matcha to your mouth smoothly. Good feel on your lip.
This bowl has warm and elegant impression. Shape is very stable and calm impression.
Width: Approx. 11.8cm Height: Approx. 8.6cm Artist: Hideo Morisato (TOURAKU) born in 1959