Tea caddy, maru-katatsuki type

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Shidoro kilns, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron glaze; ivory lid
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 11.1 × 7.1 cm (4 3/8 × 2 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Tea caddy (chaire). Ivory cover (not original to this jar).
    Clay: hard, pale. gray, stained brown on surface.
    Glaze: reddish-brown, with areas of thin black and delicate splashings of yellowish tea-leaf green, running almost to base on one side. Interior unglazed.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Origin

    Shidoro kilns, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

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