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Japanese Tea Bowls Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Japanese Tea Bowls
  • 2. Chawan -Tea Bowl Facts About Tea Bowls
    • The bowl creates a connection between the host and guest
    • As bowls are used over time, they mature and change
    • Bowls are given poetic names, by the artist who makes them
    • Their name is written on a custom-made wooden box that holds the bowl
  • 3. Some tea bowls are created on pottery wheels. They are symmetrically balanced
  • 4. Handmade bowls are more organic and are made to look unique
  • 5. Chawan come in a wide variety of shapes and colors. There are different bowls for different occasions and seasons.
  • 6. Today tea bowls created on a pottery wheel can be purchased inexpensively. Some of these bows are made to look handmade.
  • 7. Chawan created by Japan’s most famous potters can be worth hundreds to thousands of dollars .
  • 8.
    • Potters inscribe their initials onto the bottom of the tea bowl.
    • The guest of a tea ceremony will look to see who made the tea bowl, before drinking.
    • The quality of the tea bowl and the maker are admired by a tea ceremony participant.
  • 9. Children, taking part in a tea ceremony
  • 10. Japanese Tea Bowls
  • 11. Chawan come in a wide variety of shapes and colors. There are different bowls for different occasions and seasons.
  • 12.
    • Potters inscribe their initials onto the bottom of the tea bowl.
    • The guest of a tea ceremony will look to see who made the tea bowl, before drinking.
    • The quality of the tea bowl and the maker are admired by a tea ceremony participant.
  • 13. Handmade bowls are more organic and are made to look unique
  • 14. What will your Chawan look like? What will your chopstick rest look like?