Keywords: Kyoto ware
Buff clay. Flat base, broadly beveled, slightly concave; S-shaped crack in center. Vertical faceting. Triangle-shaped potter’s mark incised on base, to left. Thin translucent glaze with matte surface, appearing ochre where thin, gray where thick, brown at rim and lower edge; black flecks throughout. Three long drips of translucent iron glaze. Inside glazed.
Tea caddy in the shape of a rice bail (tawara). Mishima technique. Clay: soft, grayish. Glaze: bright, thin, bluish-gray. Decoration: inlaid with white, under glaze.