Early Oribe Tea Bowl
This early tea bowl (chawan) or noodle cup (soba choko) of the Momoyama Era is decorated in classic style with a single chevron on two sides and stripes and indented spaces on the others. There are gold lacquer repairs to five rim chips and a single crack. Approximately 3-5/8 inches high by 3-1/2 inches wide and deep. Japan, circa 1600.