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Tea container, nami chidori natsume (Rikyū-gata chūnatsume)

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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 20th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Wood, lacquer, gold
  • Dimension

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



Object Details

  • Artist

    Takashima Takeo
  • Description

    Cylindrical wood and lacquer tea caddy (chūnatsume) in medium size, convex lid and squared shoulders narrowing slightly from mid-point toward base, black glossy lacquer on exterior with design of plovers and waves rendered in gold makie.
    Box contains inscriptions and seal.
  • Marks

  • Inscriptions

  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Gift of Gregory Kinsey
  • Type

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