Tea bowls, simple emblems of power

Art Nov 20, 2013

Tea bowls, simple emblems of power

by Yoko Haruhara

"Ido Tea Bowls: Treasured Possessions of Muromachi Daimyo," currently showing at the Nezu Museum, presents an array of 72 rare tea bowls that were once owned by renowned warlords, tea masters and Buddhist temples. Produced by country potters in kilns in Korea's South Kyungsang ...