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Star Pieces of Tea Bowls from the TNM Collection
Here we introduce the finest from the collections of tea bowls in the Tokyo National Museum, which are currently on view in the ongoing special exhibition Chanoyu: Arts of the Tea Ceremony, The Essence of Japan (April 11–June 4, 2017, Heiseikan Special Exhibition Gallery), as well as in the regular exhibitions at the Honkan Japanese Gallery and the Toyokan Asian Gallery.
Which tea bowl is your favorite?
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*All works are in the Tokyo National Museum Collection.