Teabowls for the New Year

January 1, 1983 – January 31, 1983

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive and 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Gallery Entrance, Featured Object Case Floor Plan

On view are 3 examples of Japanese ceramic bowls used at the first tea gathering of the New Year--an occasion of great auspiciousness for which the host chose teabowls whose design conveyed wishes for good fortune and longevity.