A set of Japanese tea plates or trays from the Meiji period.
- Sold as a set of 5.
- Rare rectangular form with dark iron brown decoration against a cream-colored glaze with fine overall crackle.
- Made since the 16th century in the Gifu Prefecture, shino-yaki, also referred to as white Oribe, was treasured by tea masters for its inherent wabi-sabi aesthetic due to inconsistencies in the glaze.
- Potters mark to bottoms.
Small potting and glazing flaws are inherent to type.
Height: 1 inches / 2.54 cm
Width: 7 inches / 17.78 cm
Depth: 3.5 inches / 8.89 cm
Asian Decorative Arts