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Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924) & Takahashi Dôhachi V (1869-1914)
Kyoyaki sometsuke - Nanga
Sencha tea set: teapot - kyûsu , water cooler - yuzamashi and 10 tea cups - yunomi
Signed: Tessai okina & Dôhachi
Technique: Kyoyaki sometsuke, porcelain with a hand painted cobalt blue underglaze decoration. tea pot: Ø 7,7 x 6,5 (10 x 9,5 x 6,5) cooler: 9 x 5,4 x 4,4 cups: Ø 5,7 x 4,5
Box: Inscribed
Condition: A tiny hairline in the teapot, used, otherwise very good

The inscription reads: 謹泊之鄉,茶禪之宝 Kinpaku no kyô, chazen no takara.
Staying in the realm of sincereness with Tea and Zen as its treasures

Takahashi Dohachi V (original name Ogawa Yūnosuke) was the son of Dôhachi IV (1845-1897). He took control of the kiln in 1897 until 1915 when his younger brother Dôhachi VI (Kachûtei) (1881-1941) continued the business.
The Dôhachi family was one of the three most famous families of potters in Kyoto.

Availability: On Request