28. Sencha

#2656

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Tomioka Tessai (Kyoto 1837-1924)
Hanging scroll: ink on paper, mounted on silk, awasebako
104 x 26.5 cm (180.5 x 40 cm)

This painting depicts the utensils for a sencha tea ceremony, as well as an okimono nyoi in root; these objects are surmounted by the following dedication in Chinese (Japanese phonetics here):

Tessai Oukou Chajyuku
Indo-sumi
Fuudosanrinn
Keimoushin

Keimoushin was a renowned potter’s name in the Yixing area (Jiangsu Province, China) where numerous utensils for the tea ceremony were made, including the teapot shown here.

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