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Tea container (kiku makie onatsume)

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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 20th century
  • Geography

    Yamanaka, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Wood, lacquer, gold lustre
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (tea caddy overall): 7.5 × 7 cm (2 15/16 × 2 3/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Michiba Soko
  • Description

    Black lacquered tea caddy (natsume), in large size and in Rikyu-preferred form of convex lid and squared shoulders, body narrowing slightly toward base, design of chrysanthemum in metallic gold lustre on top of lid.
    Box contains inscriptions and seal.
  • Marks

  • Inscriptions

  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Origin

    Yamanaka, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Gift of Gregory Kinsey
  • Type

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